Category Archives: Memory

Six Steps to Boosting Your Memory

Do you ever feel like you cannot remember names?  Or do your keys go missing frequently?  Follow these six steps to boost your memory: Challenge your mind.  Activities that stimulate your mind help to keep your brain in shape — … Continue reading

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The Memory Palace

The Memory Palace has been in use since ancient Rome. It’s responsible for some truly incredible memory achievements. Nine-time world memory champion Dominic O’Brien was able to memorize 50 decks of cards in order (that’s 2600 cards), while viewing each … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s Disease and Women – Does Gender Matter?

Many theories exist as to the cause of Alzheimer’s disease, but one thing scientists know for certain: Women are being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia at almost twice the rate of men.  According to the Alzheimer’s Association … Continue reading

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Picture This – Do you have a photographic memory?

Eidetic imagery, more commonly called photographic memory, has long been the subject of curiosity and debate among scientists. People with photographic memories explain that they can still “see” a picture even after it is removed from sight. They often use … Continue reading

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The World Memory Championships

Each year contestants from around the globe battle to see who has the best memory. These people are often not much smarter than the average educated person; rather they train hard to master a variety of memory strategies, or mnemonics. … Continue reading

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