Help! I Can’t Recognise Faces.

Help! I Can’t Recognise Faces.

Did you know that 2 – 2.5% of the population battles daily with recognising faces? That’s in in every 50 people. It is surprisingly common in varying degrees. Not many people talk about it Or recognise that is is an issue for those who struggle with it every...
Boost your Memory at Bedtime.

Boost your Memory at Bedtime.

Pythagoras, a Greek philosopher, looked after his brain and memory.  Every night before bed, he reviewed his entire day before he fell asleep.  That’s right – his entire day! Not just the important ‘need-to-know’ memories. He mentally recalled...
10 Tips for Learning Something New

10 Tips for Learning Something New

Lifelong learning matters whatever our age may be. Learning something new takes courage and determination. Here are 10 tips to help you on your way. 1. There are many ways to learn – not just one. The best way to learn depends on what you are trying to learn. If...
Parts of the Brain & Brain Damage.

Parts of the Brain & Brain Damage.

Your brain is amazing! Find out about some of the main brain areas  – what they do and what happens if that brain part is damaged. Because of the vital importance of memory, we begin with the Hippocampus.   Hippocampus The hippocampus, Latin for seahorse,...
Overcome Chronic Pain

Overcome Chronic Pain

Chronic pain is a serious problem but is often made worse by misinformation, negative attitudes and beliefs, outdated ideas, negative emotions. It is recognised that chronic pain is often mismanaged, not because we lack adequate treatments, but because of fear and...
Brain Quiz – are you up-to-date?

Brain Quiz – are you up-to-date?

You know a lot about your brain – right?  Scientists are discovering more each day it seems. Are you up-to-date? See how you go on this quiz! (Click under each question to check your answer.) 1. My brain can juggle more than two conscious tasks at once. (a) True...
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