Erasure of negative memories one step closer to reality

Published: 27Jun2017

Different forms of memory exist in the same neuron and can be manipulated separately...

Erasure of negative memories one step closer to reality

Published: 27Jun2017

Scientists have known for some time that a memory is stored in the brain through changes in the strength of particular synapses, the structures that pass signals between neurons. However, how the...

Pioneering memory researcher Brenda Milner inducted into the Canadian Science and Engineering Hall of Fame

Published: 5Feb2013

November 21 2012 - Dr. Brenda Milner, pioneer in the field of cognitive neuroscience whose discoveries revolutionized the understanding of memory, is being inducted into the Canadian Science and...

Finding the way to memory

Published: 5Feb2013

Guidance proteins regulate brain plasticity

World renowned scientist Dr. Brenda Milner receives Dan David Prize

Published: 13Feb2014

Dr. Brenda Milner, an active researcher at the age of 95 at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, McGill University, has been awarded the 2014 Dan David Prize for her fundamental...

Brain development controlled by epigenetic factor

Published: 10Mar2015

McGill researchers have discovered, for the first time, the importance of a key epigenetic regulator in the development of the hippocampus, a part of the brain associated with learning, memory and...

How the brain recognizes familiar music

Published: 12Mar2014

Research from McGill University reveals that the brain’s motor network helps people remember and recognize music that they have performed in the past better than music they have only heard. A...

What is your memory style?

Published: 15Dec2015

Why is it that some people have richly detailed recollection of past experiences (episodic memory), while others tend to remember just the facts without details (semantic memory)?...