Why Drawing Improves Memory.

Why Drawing Improves Memory.

A picture is worth a thousand words…. When it comes to conveying a concept, this sentiment can certainly be true. But it may also be the case for memory. At least that’s the message from Myra Fernandes and colleagues at the University of Waterloo, Canada – writing...

Outrunning the Risk of Dementia

Even if dementia runs in your family, smart lifestyle changes can help you improve your chances of staying ahead of it. Published: December, 2019 Havard Health There are many things you can change about your life, but unfortunately, your genes are not among them. For...

Rima Abdulawab – Brainfit® Coach in Christchurch.

In November, Rima Abdulwahab of Christchurch became an Accredited Brainfit® Coach. Here Rima reflects on her course of study: “Everything was very interesting I was believing like many people that forgetfulness is part of getting old but what I studied in this...
Face & Name Practice for all

Face & Name Practice for all

Need practice remembering names?   ‘I never remember names!’ (from audience members – over and over!) Remembering faces and names is a social skill much admired. It’s easy to think that people are ‘born with a good memory – and I...

Risk Factors for Dementia

The Lancet has published the results of research into the modifiable (and non-modifiable) risk factors for dementia. Most of us won’t develop dementia (70,000 people diagnosed in New Zealand from a population of 5 million). And to make the percentage even lower,...