Synapses: Crucial connections

January 2, 2018
Synapses connect one neuron to another and are thus responsible for every thought, memory or movement—but how do they work?

How one type of drug could affect pain, memory and nicotine addiction

May 3, 2017
Texas A&M researchers work to develop a drug to enhance the function of nicotinic acetylcholine receptors

You Asked: Is it bad for your health to pull an all-nighter?

September 6, 2016
‘Cramming’ information and sleep deprivation reduce your academic performance

Study shows exercise won’t cause you to forget things

August 2, 2016
Contradicting earlier work, researchers confirm exercise is good for you—and your brain

Regenerating memory with neural stem cells

June 13, 2016
Researchers look for better ways to reduce memory loss in people with age-related disorders

You Asked: How does memory work?

May 17, 2016
At the cellular level, it's a lot like faster networking

You Asked: What causes déjà vu?

April 13, 2016
Glitches in the brain or a glimpse into the future?

Memory and aging: What’s normal?

November 2, 2015

As we grow older, our memory doesn't always work the way we would like it to, but where do we draw the line between annoying and concerning? To help clear up the confusion, experts from the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Nursing, explain the differences between normal age-related forgetfulness and when symptoms may indicate a larger health concern.