Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass study finds adding symbols to license plates does not increase recall

By Patrick Hoff

March 14, 2013

Filed under Archives, Campus News, Five College News, Local News, News

A new study completed by memory experts at the University of Massachusetts states that adding non-alphanumeric symbols to license plates in Massachusetts would not make the plates easier to remember for adults than the current license ...

Sleep deprivation hurts memory and study habits

By Nancy Pierce

December 8, 2011

Filed under News

It’s that time of year; the library is packed as sleep deprived students strive to make sense of a semester’s worth of material for final examinations. According to Rebecca Spencer, professor of psychology, getting that good night’s sleep may be more important to a succes...