The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern Medicine discovers new memory improvement method

Ciara McCarthy, Editor in Chief

September 25, 2014

Filed under Campus, Science & Technology

Northwestern researchers discovered that using electrical current to stimulate the brain can improve memory, according to a study published last month. This research could be used to treat conditions such as strokes, Alzheimer’s...

Feinberg study reveals brains adapt memories over time

Christine Farolan, Reporter

February 11, 2014

Filed under Campus, Faculty, Science & Technology

Humans' brains are constantly modifying their memories of the past, making the memories less accurate but better for decision-making in the future, according to new Northwestern Medicine study.  Donna Jo Bridge, lead author of the...