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How I Cope With My Fear Of Memory Loss

Delfín Carbonell | Posted 09.19.2016 | Fifty
Delfín Carbonell

When do we start fearing that our brain may cease to be? After 50, for sure. Before that we chuck our slips of memory, or forgetfulness, up to goodness-know-what. But when we turn 50 we start worrying.

My Muddled Memory

Tom Kramer | Posted 05.27.2016 | Comedy
Tom Kramer

I take vitamins for memory loss... and I'm not sure if they're working. But those 'how-to enhance your memory' books? They definitely don't do it for ...

Brain Fitness Tips to Improve Attention and Memory in 2016

Alvaro Fernandez | Posted 12.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Alvaro Fernandez

Focus­ing atten­tion is effort­ful. And as we age it often gets harder and harder to con­cen­trate. But focus­ing our atten­tion on the task at hand is key for bet­ter mem­ory performance... so what can we do to improve con­cen­tra­tion AND memory?

No, Champagne Won't Improve Your Memory (But These 7 Things Will)

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 11.13.2015 | Healthy Living

We all love a good excuse to drink Champagne, but unfortunately, sharpening your memory isn't it. A 2013 study out of the United Kingdom resurfaced on...

How To Remember Things Like A 20-Year-Old

AARP Life Reimagined | Sarah Mahoney | Posted 01.29.2015 | Fifty

Who hasn’t lost track of someone’s name or spaced an appointment, blaming it on a midlife memory lapse? This can be scary when you’re considerin...

Musicians Have Major Advantage When It Comes To Long-Term Memory

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 11.20.2014 | Science

Looking to boost your brain power? Try picking up a musical instrument. Previous research indicates musicians have better language processing skil...

The Surprising Health Benefit Of Alcohol For Older Adults

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 10.23.2014 | Fifty

It's no secret that alcohol abuse can cause a variety of health problems, including damage to the liver. However, a new study shows that light consump...

7 Tips for Remembering Someone's Name

Diane Gottsman | Posted 11.29.2014 | Business
Diane Gottsman

Not everyone is equipped with the ability to remember someone's name; however, remembering another person's name, when being introduced or reconnecting, can make a tremendous impact.

Sanjay Gupta Shares 4 Ways To Strengthen Your Memory

Posted 06.24.2014 | OWN

By Sanjay Gupta, MD When I was younger, I had little trouble rattling off lots of information—phone numbers, names, random facts—but these days...

Your Brain on Books

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 03.08.2014 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

I was fascinated by an article dated January 4, 2014 in the Science section of The Independent, a British newspaper. The article noted research done a...

The Only Advice You'll Need To Start Meditating

Eden Kozlowski | Posted 02.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Eden Kozlowski

Meditation isn't a one-size-fits-all kinda thing. I always recommend that you start somewhat loose. Commit without overcommitting or feeling like to you have to force it.

Do These Common Memory-Boosters Really Work?

Posted 09.16.2013 | Healthy Living

By Jancee Dunn I used to have a memory that amazed people, but in the last few years I've had trouble remembering names and movie titles. ("You kno...

ADF 2: The Cognitive Scientist in Residence - Dance and Memory

Lightsey Darst | Posted 09.17.2013 | Arts
Lightsey Darst

"I'm interested in how the mind works," Dr. Ruth Day says. She has the enviable title of ADF Cognitive Scientist in Residence -- which makes her, so far as she knows, the only cognitive scientist in residence at any dance festival.

5 Ways To Sharpen Your Memory

Jan Dougherty | Posted 09.04.2013 | Fifty
Jan Dougherty

Most middle and older adults are aware that they can no longer multitask as they did in their younger years. Aging brains are less efficient than in years past; and therefore most memory-related complaints are for recent or short-term memory vs. older memories.

Proven Ways To Cure Your Boredom

Posted 08.20.2013 | OWN

7 scientific solutions to try

6 Simple Ways To Improve Your Memory

Posted 06.14.2013 | OWN

By Emma Haak Try these six no-fail strategies to keep your powers of recall sharp....

How To Boost Your Brainpower -- Instantly

Posted 04.28.2013 | Healthy Living

By Jeanette Leardi for YouBeauty It may be housed in an immovable shell of bone, but your brain -- that three-pound fatty mass between your ears -...

Ways You Can Ward Off Memory Decline

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 04.03.2013 | Fifty

Do you feel that aging is starting to have a negative impact on your memory? You could resolve such issues with increased mental and physical activity...

Get Your Head in the Game

Penny Love | Posted 05.11.2013 | Fifty
Penny Love

A good portion of my day is spent talking with women my age. More often than not, we are reaching for the title of that book we loved or fumbling for the name of that actor who co-starred in that movie with what's-her-face.

Teenage Dreams and Mid-life Memories: How Your Brain Gets Smarter With Age

Ben Thomas | Posted 05.04.2013 | Science
Ben Thomas

you don't need any "miracle" supplements or expensive brain-training games to keep your mind sharp. All it takes is a set of healthy habits.

How to Memorize a Deck of Cards in 43 Seconds

Tim Ferriss | Posted 04.09.2013 | Books
Tim Ferriss

To become a Grand Master of Memory -- fewer than 100 in the world can claim that title -- you need to satisfy each of the following in competitions approved by the World Memory Sport Council.

Why Is It Harder To Learn New Things As We Age?

Posted 01.30.2013 | Fifty

You may not have trouble remember the name of your fifth-grade teacher or childhood best friend’s home address, but do you have trouble remember the...

What A Better Diet Can Do For Your Memory Right Now

Posted 11.14.2012 | Fifty

Cognitive abilities start to decline once we enter our 40s. But changing the way you eat -- starting right now -- can improve your memory immediately,...

Marilu Henner: 7 Ways To Make Over Your Memory

Debra Ollivier | Posted 07.17.2012 | Fifty
Debra Ollivier

Marilu Henner, who many remember as the character Elaine on the sitcom "Taxi," is the author of Total Memory Makeover: Uncover Your Past, Take Charge of Your Future. She is one of only 12 documented cases of Highly Superior Autobiographical Memory, or HSAM.

Foods To Boost Your Brain

Cooking Light | Posted 06.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Cooking Light

Just like the right diet can help prevent heart disease, high blood pressure, or cancer, health experts are finding that certain foods may boost your mind. Stay on top of your mental ball game with these foods.