Your Short-term Memory Isn’t Gone; It’s Just ‘Sleeping’

Your Short-term Memory Isn’t Gone; It’s Just ‘Sleeping’

How many times have you walked into a room and forgotten why you are there? Sometimes you remember after a brief pause and sometimes not at all. Short-term memory loss strikes again. But scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison recently found that memories once considered lost aren’t gone at all—they’re simply “sleeping.” Researchers conducted experiments […]

New Recommendation Says to Keep Sleeping Babies Close

New Recommendation Says to Keep Sleeping Babies Close

Infants should sleep in the same room as the parents—but on a separate surface—for at least the first six months of life, according to a new recommendation by the American Academy of Pediatrics. The policy statement, based on new research, encourages new parents to keep their newborn in a crib or bassinet in their room […]