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Use Your Computer and Grow Your Brain Power.

Use Your Computer and Grow Your Brain Power.

All in our family have been amazed when visiting to see their 82 year-old GranPop peering at the computer screen, looking for messages from the family. Not only that, he has discovered the Internet and has been looking up Scottish things from all over the world. What...

I’m Sure I’m Right. The Truth About False Memories

I’m Sure I’m Right. The Truth About False Memories

I was highly amused the other day to hear a judge say, “it’s amazing how many car crashes happen between two stationary vehicles”. Everyone has their own version of events and many a court case has been won or lost on eyewitness testimonies that directly contradict...

Short Term Memory Loss. Let Me Sleep On That.

Short Term Memory Loss. Let Me Sleep On That.

I’ve just come back from the store where I spent nearly two hours trying to decide which skirt to buy. Would you believe it? I narrowed it down to two but then my brain seemed to go completely blank and I couldn’t remember all the items I already owned that would go...

What Causes Memory Loss?

What Causes Memory Loss?

I felt like an idiot sitting in the restaurant on my own. Time ticked by and I tried not to look at my mobile for the zillionth time to see how long I’d already been there, looking like sad, middle-aged woman who’d been stood up. I wanted to stand up and explain to...

For a Youthful Memory, Just Say ‘No’.

For a Youthful Memory, Just Say ‘No’.

Actually, to be polite, that should really be, No thanks. Growing up in this day and age, there are so many crazy and amazing things out there to try and it's a sure bet that most of you will have suffered from the odd hangover, or been tempted to de-stress using...

Does BMI Affect your Brain and Memory Loss?

Does BMI Affect your Brain and Memory Loss?

Did you know that there is a connection between how well your memory operates, and how much you weigh? While there is no way that you can change your family history, age and genetics, there are a number of lifestyle factors that are under your control. To help support...

Test Your Memory, True or False?

Test Your Memory, True or False?

I don't know about you, but I've heard a lot of odd things said about memory. In truth, when I was younger, I didn't really care! The other day, though, I was signing some papers when the phone rang. I chatted to my friend for a few minutes or so, arranged a time to...

Memory: The Human Brain’s Greatest Mystery.

Memory: The Human Brain’s Greatest Mystery.

From birth through to death your brain will file away enormous amounts of information: facts, faces, sounds, names, and events along with the emotions that are tied to them. Your ability to create new memories, store them, and recall them when they are needed allows...

Remember What Your Teacher Said? Pay Attention.

Remember What Your Teacher Said? Pay Attention.

Pay attention! I don’t know about you, but I can see our teacher, old Mr. Howarth, saying sternly, ‘Pay attention! Your minds are wandering!’ As I visualize the classroom filled with hot, squirmy kids on a Friday afternoon, he was probably right. (And actually, he...

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