Memory

3.11.19

The Latest Issue of VICE Magazine Gets to the Bottom of Belief, Memory, and Our Understanding of Reality

We have stories on the Mandela Effect, the increasing belief in extraterrestrials, how social media shapes our memories, and more.

2.13.19

Being Attacked Changed How My Brain Works

Trauma has changed the way I perceive stress. I asked some experts how to cope.

1.23.19

Your Brain Is Paying Attention While You're Sleeping

Even if you don't remember, your brain is listening.

1.13.19

Our Obsession with Taking Photos May Alter How We Remember Things

Rather than remembering what we ate, we scroll back to look at all the images we took of the food. This can have serious consequences.

1.2.19

10 Questions for a Woman Who Remembers Every Moment of Her Life

"My first memory is being in a dark place, with a reddish sort of light and my head between my legs."

12.24.18

What Researchers Learned from the Brain of a 27-Year-Old with Amnesia

It's possible to have knowledge, without remembering.

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12.5.18

Some People Relive Psychedelic Trips Years Later

Recreational users of drugs like LSD and mushroom don’t always find psychedelic flashbacks upsetting, though.

11.5.18

Microdosing Mushrooms Could Make You More Creative

It improves two types of thinking important for creativity.

9.18.18

What Pulling an All-Nighter Does to Your Mind and Body

Here's the bare minimum amount of sleep you need before a big exam.

8.9.18

What Cocaine and Weed Do To Memory

"Your memory is really your identity. Your own history, your own desires, your own fears.”

7.23.18

40 Percent of People's First Memories Never Happened

If you think you remember something from before you were about three and a half, there’s a pretty good chance your brain is playing a trick on you.

6.12.18

The Best Way to Manage Email Is With Pen and Paper

If email is a to-do list someone else writes for you, might as well just write down the ones you actually need to respond to.

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