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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Five Ways to Beat the Winter Blues

Do chilly temperatures and long nights leave you feeling down? The winter blues, also known as Seasonal Affective Disorder, affect 25 million Americans. Seasonal Affective Disorder is a type of depression caused by reduced levels of the chemical serotonin in … Continue reading

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3 Brain Foods You Aren’t Eating But Should Be

For you carnivores, the first on our brain food list is… Brain Food #1 –  Grass Fed Beef  According to the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, women with good iron levels performed better and faster on mental exercises than those … Continue reading

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12 Tips to Help You Sleep Better

Creating a successful sleep strategy is important to achieve deep, quality sleep every night.  By learning some common barriers to good sleep, you can create your perfect plan for a wonderful night’s rest.  Follow these tips and you’re on your … Continue reading

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Unlock Your Powers of Concentration

Your brain is responsible for regulating the body and the power of concentration. It needs quality nutrition in order to keep the brain functioning properly. Caffeine:  Drinking coffee, tea, or other caffeinated beverages is enough to make the brain more … 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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Multi-tasking May be Bad for Your Brain

Are your reading this while flipping the remote control, checking your Facebook page on your phone and talking to your spouse?  Well, if so, now is definitely not the time to celebrate. Although people often boast about their ability to … Continue reading

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Sleep Matters to Your Health

Early to bed and early to rise really does make a difference according to the latest research.  Check out these sleep facts and give yourself a sleep grade. 1)      Sleep and Memory- Getting a good night’s sleep is critical to … Continue reading

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Weather Pattern Confirmed –Brain Fog during Menopause is Real

Millions of women in their 40s and 50s won’t be surprised to learn that the memory problems commonly referred to as brain fog are real.   Results of a recent study conducted by scientists from the University of Illinois and the … 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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