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Amnesia is a form of memory loss that is usually temporary and affecting short term memory. Common causes and risk factors of amnesia and memory loss include concomitant psychological problems, trauma or head injury and so forth.
New machine learning-based approach to predict recovery time of sports-related concussions

New machine learning-based approach to predict recovery time of sports-related concussions

Mental health problems common after concussion

Mental health problems common after concussion

Research findings expand understanding of how memory works

Research findings expand understanding of how memory works

Rats and humans share ability to selectively forget distracting memories

Rats and humans share ability to selectively forget distracting memories

Pediatric brain tumor patients who undergo radiation less likely to recall recently experienced events

Pediatric brain tumor patients who undergo radiation less likely to recall recently experienced events

Research provides better understanding of mechanisms underlying memory storage

Research provides better understanding of mechanisms underlying memory storage

People diagnosed with traumatic brain injury may have increased risk of Parkinson's disease, shows study

People diagnosed with traumatic brain injury may have increased risk of Parkinson's disease, shows study

Fentanyl may put users at risk of amnesia, WVU report reveals

Fentanyl may put users at risk of amnesia, WVU report reveals

Small molecules in saliva may offer clues to diagnose and predict duration of concussions

Small molecules in saliva may offer clues to diagnose and predict duration of concussions

Scientists identify brain-wave patterns of explicit and implicit learning

Scientists identify brain-wave patterns of explicit and implicit learning

Action-consequence feature of unitization strategy improves memory in older adults, study shows

Action-consequence feature of unitization strategy improves memory in older adults, study shows

Five things that parents should know about pediatric eye surgery requiring anesthesia

Five things that parents should know about pediatric eye surgery requiring anesthesia

Drinking alcohol after learning could help recall information better, study says

Drinking alcohol after learning could help recall information better, study says

Research lays groundwork to develop realistic ‘biomimetic neuroprosthetics’

Research lays groundwork to develop realistic ‘biomimetic neuroprosthetics’

Hand-held EEG device can quickly assess brain bleeding in head injuries

Hand-held EEG device can quickly assess brain bleeding in head injuries

Brain's 'GPS' plays broader role in memory and learning than previously thought

Brain's 'GPS' plays broader role in memory and learning than previously thought

Cannabinoid receptors regulate memory processes by modulating mitochondrial energy metabolism

Cannabinoid receptors regulate memory processes by modulating mitochondrial energy metabolism

Advances in brain research since patient HM: an interview with Dr Jacopo Annese

Advances in brain research since patient HM: an interview with Dr Jacopo Annese

New study reveals significance of critical periods in early-life learning on brain development

New study reveals significance of critical periods in early-life learning on brain development

Study shows skill-related memory persists in amnesia patients

Study shows skill-related memory persists in amnesia patients