Tag Archives: Memory

Coronavirus: Compliance with social distancing during early stages linked to working memory, study finds

A new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences claims compliance in America with social distancing during the early stages of the coronavirus pandemic is linked to working memory. The study, “Working memory capacity predicts individual differences in social-distancing compliance during the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States,” assessed the working memory,… Read More »

Sleep after learning aids memory recall

Understanding the Basics of Sleep Stages”. Consolidation of a memory is a process that takes an initially unstable representation and encodes it in a more sturdy, effective and efficient manner. Cognitive Strategy Use and Measured Numeric Ability in Immediate- and Long-Term Recall of Everyday Numeric Information”. Cues from the current situation may unconsciously trigger retrieval… Read More »