Your Memory Questions Answered. Part 2

Your Memory Questions Answered. Part 2

Brainfit Coaches and speakers are asked a lot of questions! Dr Allison Lamont continues her series where she answers common queries. (And you can ask your own questions below, too.) 3. Why can’t I remember young people but have no trouble with people my age? I am an...
Is ‘Baby Brain’ real?

Is ‘Baby Brain’ real?

Many women experience a kind of mental fog during pregnancy. Are they imagining it?   A recent Australian study says: NO!   ‘Nappy brain’ or ‘Baby brain’ is real. It’s a genuine, measurable phenomenon. And four our of five women report...
Will taking a photograph help you to remember?

Will taking a photograph help you to remember?

Do you come back from holiday with your camera loaded with photographs?  You will remember everything, right? WRONG! Research says that sometimes taking a photograph makes it harder to remember a great view or experience. Why is this? Is it because we give less...
Music: The Medicine of the Mind.

Music: The Medicine of the Mind.

What does music do for your mind? Music optimises learning Helps you retain information better Helps severely brain-injured patients recall personal memories & respond to therapies Helps with Alzheimer’s recall and sharing of memories Helps promote rehabilitation...
Dr Doug Wilson talks about Dementia.

Dr Doug Wilson talks about Dementia.

Did you hear the Dementia interview with Kim Hill and Dr Doug Wilson?  If not, you will find this interview an excellent coverage of the latest insights into dementia. At the age of 70, Wilson, who is dyslexic, began a new career as an author. After writing nine books...
Does Rosemary Really Help you Remember?

Does Rosemary Really Help you Remember?

Want a quick tip for boosting your memory? Try the smell of rosemary! Research shows that rosemary essential oil aids memory in various ways: long-term memory – remembering things that have happened working memory – assisting our ability to do mental...