I'm noticing that my friends mean more to me than they ever did. My children are now my best friends. My husband is still the love of my life. My dogs make me laugh on even the worst day.
This research replicates previous work showing that older adults remember less and are more distractible than younger adults. However, this work also suggests that there is a silver lining to this combination.
Do you have that negative voice in your head, the one that just won't go away and keeps telling you what a mess you are? If so, it doesn't mean you're crazy. In fact, it actually means you're programmed well to stay alive.
You can be many years younger than your chronological age by making certain lifestyle choices, including those that tax or challenge the brain.
For me, two years have contained the discovery of an artist who explores fairy tales, rites of passage, mythologies, folklore and systems of transmission or enumeration. The artist is Doni Silver Simons and most recently she has opened a solo exhibition at Shulamit Gallery.
IHS noted that about 66 percent of the world's NAND flash and 70 percent of the tablet display manufacturing takes place in South Korea. So any outbreak of hostilities would result in the immediate halt of smartphone, tablet and computer manufacturing worldwide.
Chances are if you're in your fifties or older and one or both of your parents are still alive, some of your time is spent in a caregiving situation.
Historically, a frustration among researchers has been that neuropsychological testing is not sensitive enough to confirm a patient's complaints of memory issues after chemotherapy. Brain scans, on the other hand, can successfully detect cognitive impairment after treatment.
The idea that older people lose the capacity to learn is pervasive in our society. We hear it all the time, even from our own children. Of course, if people have dementia, they do need help. But a new study suggests those who don't likely have the ability to make decisions on their own.
Currently, there is no known reason as to exactly why hearing loss seems to increase your chances of getting dementia so greatly, but there are many different theories being bounced around.
My short-term memory has taken some unapproved vacation time. As its boss, I am not pleased. However, I don't blame it for leaving. Maybe it's concluded there are some things going on during my menopausal 50s that should not be remembered.
We do have the cognitive ability to project days or weeks or even years into the future, but we don't do it when we're making food choices in the here and now. What if we could trick ourselves into keeping our heads in the future?
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As we age normally, recent memory and name recall may be, as they say, "the first to go." But think of all we retain, what we do better than ever and the pressures that have fallen away with age.
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It's hard to prove, one way or the other. But my critics do have some psychological science on their side.
Not everyone can be a "Super Ager", but by trying, you'll make your chances that much more likely for becoming a successful brain ager.
How do we get our kids to remember how and why they should make healthy food choices? When children are involved in a playful activity, it puts them in a good mood. Using their five senses ensures long-term vivid memories.
"Brain age" is a fiction. Some brain functions tend to improve, and some decline as we get older. And there is considerable variability across individuals, which only grows as people get older.
Easter's greatest trick is not that a body was resuscitated. Heck, any old medicine man can perform that trick, and they do in hospitals every day around the world. No, the trick at Easter is that this Jesus was so special that, even after all these years, we still remember him.