Focusing attention is effortful. And as we age it often gets harder and harder to concentrate. But focusing our attention on the task at hand is key for better memory performance... so what can we do to improve concentration AND memory?
As established in previous research, the musicians scored higher than a control group of non-musicians on the working memory
Researchers from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, University of Kentucky, and University of Maryland
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Meditation isn't a one-size-fits-all kinda thing. I always recommend that you start somewhat loose. Commit without overcommitting or feeling like to you have to force it.
"I'm interested in how the mind works," Dr. Ruth Day says. She has the enviable title of ADF Cognitive Scientist in Residence -- which makes her, so far as she knows, the only cognitive scientist in residence at any dance festival.
Most middle and older adults are aware that they can no longer multitask as they did in their younger years. Aging brains are less efficient than in years past; and therefore most memory-related complaints are for recent or short-term memory vs. older memories.
Do you feel that aging is starting to have a negative impact on your memory? You could resolve such issues with increased
you don't need any "miracle" supplements or expensive brain-training games to keep your mind sharp. All it takes is a set of healthy habits.