brain science http://ripr.org en The Forgotten Childhood: Why Early Memories Fade http://ripr.org/post/forgotten-childhood-why-early-memories-fade-0 <p></p><p></p><p>Francis Csedrik, who is 8 and lives in Washington, D.C., remembers a lot of events from when he was 4 or just a bit younger. There was the time he fell "headfirst on a marble floor" and got a concussion, the day someone stole the family car ("my dad had to chase it down the block"), or the morning he found a black bat (the furry kind) in the house.</p> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 13:52:20 +0000 Jon Hamilton 31772 at http://ripr.org The Forgotten Childhood: Why Early Memories Fade More Promising Brain Studies In Rhode Island http://ripr.org/post/more-promising-brain-studies-rhode-island <p>I reported recently on the growth of brain science in Rhode Island, mentioning some of the many scientists, doctors, and institutes involved and some of the diseases they're hoping to tackle.</p><p>But of course, as with any story, I learned much more in the course of my reporting than I was able to include. Here are a few more neuroscience highlights in the Ocean State:</p> Wed, 27 Nov 2013 19:59:03 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 25459 at http://ripr.org