This year’s summer research students, representing both Bard College and the American University of Central Asia, were hard at work learning to collect and analyze brainwaves for the purposes of scoring sleep. They will put their skills to the test next semester, when we launch our newest experiment.
It’s a Memory Showdown: Competition in the Brain Predicts Forgetting
Does repeated testing improve retention by reducing competition? New evidence shows that the degree to which competition between memories decreases predicts whether it will be remembered later. Read all about it in our recent publication in Scientific Reports.
MemLab Welcomes Alumna Sara Mednick Back to Bard
After her illuminating talk on the dynamics of sleep, physiology, and memory, Bard graduate Dr. Sara Mednick (far left) met with us to discuss the details of our current research projects. Stay tuned for some exciting news from Memlab!