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...
Word Practice for Cognition Test

Word Practice for Cognition Test

Are you nearing 75 or 80? And driving?  I did not do well in the Drs word list memory test!! (from a reader.) Cognitive skills are critical to driving because your brain is required to process so many different pieces of information at once – what you can see...
Can brain training work?

Can brain training work?

Yes, if it meets these 5 conditions Today we are confronted with a wide range of increasingly abstract and interconnected problems. Successfully dealing with this environment requires a highly fit brain, capable of adapting to new situations and challenges throughout...

Don’t Just Sit There!

When humans spent their time hunting and gathering, there were several events that could shorten our lives such as disease, parasites, and predators. However, obesity and inactivity were not that much of a concern. Simply surviving expended a lot of energy and...
Mary’s Top Safety Tip

Mary’s Top Safety Tip

Reader Mary Modrich sent us this important tip to share. NEVER WALK AROUND IN THE DARK. Especially when sleeping in an unfamiliar environment, and when travelling. Did you know that about 226 million cases of significant accidental falls occurred in 2015.[1] These...
Brain Week – Brainfit® Coach Jude Walter

Brain Week – Brainfit® Coach Jude Walter

               Jude Walter on ‘The Hits’ Hear Brainfit® Coach, Jude Walter talk with radio host, Estelle Clifford https://www.thehits.co.nz/shows/estelle-clifford/estelle-finds-out-about-brain-fitness-with-brainfit-coach-jude-walter/ See Jude’s...