When do we start fearing that our brain may cease to be? After 50, for sure. Before that we chuck our slips of memory, or forgetfulness, up to goodness-know-what. But when we turn 50 we start worrying.
When I read them at my desk, I'm always flipping back to see what I misread, or failed to remember. A double whammy there
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?
Wondering how this can help you remember more of what you read, and retrieve it more effectively in job interviews or during
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“Adults who are able to continue consuming alcohol into old age are healthier, and, therefore, have higher cognition and
Not everyone is equipped with the ability to remember someone's name; however, remembering another person's name, when being introduced or reconnecting, can make a tremendous impact.
By Sanjay Gupta, MD When I was younger, I had little trouble rattling off lots of information—phone numbers, names, random
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.