Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: The 10 best yoga poses for men > Health-in-Motion 25 August 2017 How does human memory work? How does human memory work? A team of scientists based at the Peter O'Donnell Jr. Brain Institute in Texas has recently managed to identify over 100 genes in our genetic make-up that are connected to the process of memory formation in the brain and allow us to remember a variety of things, from formative childhood moments to ATM pin numbers. The scientists hope that their findings will advance our understanding of memory processing and help in the development of treatments for conditions involving memory impairment, including Alzheimer's disease and epilepsy. 0 More: Daily Dose: The 10 best yoga poses for menHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Diet and nutrition Is coconut water actually good for you? Lifestyle ‘I’m a disabled man, and here’s what you’re getting wrong about Stephen Hawking’s death’ Medical How your eyes can reveal a brain tumour Lifestyle 7 shocking things your first period can tell you about your health Lifestyle Should you squat on a public toilet to avoid germs? Fitness 5 new rules of super strength From our sponsors Managing diabetes in the workplace Back-to-school with diabetes Live healthier Effects on your brain? » 5 ways to get more seafood into your diet Mercury in fish may raise ALS risk Is it bad for your brain if you literally never eat fish? Calling all grown-ass picky eaters! Eeewwww! » ‘Why is my cough worse at night?’ SEE: When you cough, this is what happens to your body Can you get sick if someone coughs on you? The fine saliva mist emitted by a cough remains suspended in the air for up to 10 minutes.