memory

Chimps, Orangutans Have Human-Like Memory

Forgot your Facebook password? Can’t remember if it’s one cup of sugar or two? Misplaced your keys—again?  Why we remember and forget is a big topic of study, and scientists at the Aarhus University Center on Autobiographical ...

Chimps, Orangutans Have Human-Like Memory

Forgot your Facebook password? Can’t remember if it’s one cup of sugar or two? Misplaced your keys—again?  Why we remember and forget is a big topic of study, and scientists at the Aarhus University Center on Autobiographical ...

Decapitated Worms Regrow Heads, Keep Old Memories

In French Revolution-style, researchers decapitated flatworms—then did something that would give even Madam Defarge the creeps. The scientists let the worms’ heads grow back and found that their memories returned along with the new noggins, according to a new ...