Archive for Memory Training

MIT study: Maturity brings richer memories

MIT study: Maturity brings richer memories
MIT News, MA -MIT neuroscientists exploring how memory formation differs between children and adults have found that although the two groups have much in common,…”

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Train your Brain to Erase Bad Memories

People can train themselves to forget bad memories, study says
Los Angeles Times, CA  Jul 12, 2007
“You can train yourself to remember something and you can train yourself to forget it,” said University of Colorado graduate student Brendan E. Depue, …”

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New mental exercises, games can keep aging minds fit

New mental exercises, games can keep aging minds fit
Arizona Republic, AZ Jun 25, 2007
For Perls, the challenging exercise has been Sudoku. It’s something that meets the important criteria for brain fitness: novel, complex and challenging. Those activities engage the frontal lobe, the CEO of the brain. It’s important to tackle new tasks,

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Variety key to memory health

Variety key to memory health
Ontario Mirror Guardian, Canada

“Staying social is beneficial to overall mental health. Do things to stave off depression as it and anxiety suck up all your mental energy.”

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Brain Health Roadmap

We mentioned this great initiative (by the CDC and Alzheimer’s Association) before. Andreas just wrote a good summary of the Brain Health Roadmap, reviewing the Top 10 actions outlined. Enjoy

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Brain Fitness survey

Today we would like to ask for your opinions on the emerging Brain Fitness field, your interests and needs. We would really appreciate if you can devote 5-minutes to complete this online survey. As a token of appreciation, we will give you a discount of 10% on all stress management and brain workout products offered in our main website, valid for a month after you complete the survey.

Thanks!

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Remember: Playing video game not simple way to boost memory

Remember: Playing video game not simple way to boost memory
Orlando Sentinel, FL 

“Staying socially connected is also linked to reduced cognitive decline. A single activity, though, is not enough to sustain mental sharpness.”

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Remember this: Benefits of ginkgo are minor

Remember this: Benefits of ginkgo are minor
Los Angeles Times, CA 

“Ginkgo supplements, widely available at health food stores and over the Internet, come in many guises. You can buy ginkgo on its own, but most products …”

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News on brain fitness programs

Mind games: Clear the clutter and keep your brain strong
Sioux Falls Argus Leader, SD -Jun 4, 2007
“Various organizations and companies have rushed to offer brain-fitness programs, games and activities in the wake of widening interest in brain health. …”

You may enjoy this PBS special on neuroplasticity and Brain Fitness Software

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Surprising Memory intervention

This Week in Health
Intelihealth.com, PA 

“A drink a day could slow the progress of dementia in older people with memory problems. That’s the finding of an Italian study published in the journal …”

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