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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.
People may have to 'turn on' their memories to remember experiences

People may have to 'turn on' their memories to remember experiences

New study reveals promising path for rehabilitation of mild traumatic brain injury patients

New study reveals promising path for rehabilitation of mild traumatic brain injury patients

Human stem cells can be reset to their native undifferentiated state

Human stem cells can be reset to their native undifferentiated state

Study sheds new light on sleep drunkenness disorder

Study sheds new light on sleep drunkenness disorder

FDA approves BELSOMRA® (suvorexant) for the treatment of insomnia

FDA approves BELSOMRA® (suvorexant) for the treatment of insomnia

More accurate tests could be created to diagnose memory problems

More accurate tests could be created to diagnose memory problems

Correlation between sensitivity to light or noise and increased emotional symptoms in concussed teens

Correlation between sensitivity to light or noise and increased emotional symptoms in concussed teens

Researchers examine which teens have emotional symptoms after concussion

Researchers examine which teens have emotional symptoms after concussion

3-D model of famous amnesiac's brain helps illuminate human memory

3-D model of famous amnesiac's brain helps illuminate human memory

U.S. Marines investigate association between traumatic brain injury and risk of PTSD

U.S. Marines investigate association between traumatic brain injury and risk of PTSD

Researchers use popular music to help severely brain-injured patients recall personal memories

Researchers use popular music to help severely brain-injured patients recall personal memories

Researchers examine why depression messes with memory

Researchers examine why depression messes with memory

Opinions on shutdown: Using Obamacare is a sham cause; GOP isn't crazy; what's the endgame?

Opinions on shutdown: Using Obamacare is a sham cause; GOP isn't crazy; what's the endgame?

Research shows specific form of memory associations is encoded in cerebral cortex

Research shows specific form of memory associations is encoded in cerebral cortex

Viewpoints: Fears of health law's adverse selection; GOP's 'fundamental miscalculation;' special deal for Congress keeps dissent low

Viewpoints: Fears of health law's adverse selection; GOP's 'fundamental miscalculation;' special deal for Congress keeps dissent low

Research couple receives 2013 Khalid Iqbal Lifetime Achievement Award for Alzheimer's study

Research couple receives 2013 Khalid Iqbal Lifetime Achievement Award for Alzheimer's study

Research: CFL players are more likely to value medical tests after concussions compared to university-level players

Research: CFL players are more likely to value medical tests after concussions compared to university-level players

Severe sports-related concussions in children prolong recovery time

Severe sports-related concussions in children prolong recovery time

Research on sports-related concussion, sudden cardiac death to be presented at 2013 AMSSM Annual Meeting

Research on sports-related concussion, sudden cardiac death to be presented at 2013 AMSSM Annual Meeting

Homeless people have disproportionately higher risk for TBI compared to general population

Homeless people have disproportionately higher risk for TBI compared to general population