A Kaia Girls Guide to Summer Solstice

The summer solstice happens every year and typically marks the beginning of the summer season. It’s the longest day of the year with a stretch of sunlight that last for 17 hours. It’s the time of welcoming summer the season of light and happiness and celebration of achievement and bounty. This year its predicted to… Read More »

Memory helps us evaluate situations on the fly, not just recall the past

Scientists have long known the brain’s hippocampus is crucial for long-term memory. Now a new Northwestern Medicine study has found the hippocampus also plays a role in short-term memory and helps guide decision-making. The findings shed light on how the hippocampus contributes to memory and exploration, potentially leading to therapies that restore hippocampal function, which… Read More »