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  • Want to improve your exam scores? Sleep 9 hours every night!

    Want to improve your exam scores? Sleep 9 hours every night!

    Most students compromise on sleep to prepare for exams, which is counterproductive. Our brain processes memories during sleep, so if you want to remember what you studied, sleep more. Sleeping more can make you more focussed and happy too, writes Rhea Banerjee (student of class XI) of The Levelfield School, Suri.

    January 19, 2019
  • Brain’s GPS helps in forming new memories

    Brain’s GPS helps in forming new memories

    The hippocampus and entorhinal cortex — brain regions devoted to spatial navigation — could be associated both with making maps of the external environment as well as with forming new memories, research has revealed. The findings suggest that common circuit mechanisms in the hippocampal-entorhinal system are used to represent diverse behavioural tasks, possibly supporting cognitive …

    April 1, 2017