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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...

25 Life Hacks Every Middle-Aged Person Should Know

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 01.26.2015 | Fifty

Who doesn't need life to be made a little bit easier? Below are 25 tips to do precisely that. Readers are invited to post their own life hacks below i...

How To Boost Your Practical Memory (And Stop Losing Your Keys)

Lifehacker | Tori Reid | Posted 11.12.2014 | World

When you know how to use it, nothing works more efficiently than your own memory, even if you think your memory is lacking. An average memory is a lot...

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.

Unexpected Side Effect Of Going Back To School Post 50

Sheryl Kraft | Posted 09.26.2013 | Fifty
Sheryl Kraft

I lost my cell phone and didn't find it until... Well, it's kind of embarrassing, humiliating and all those other words I need a thesaurus to find, so before I own up to this gaffe, I'd like to talk about the obvious -- the way our memory changes as we get older.

How to Be a 50-Plus Brain 'SuperAger'

Susan Krauss Whitbourne | Posted 06.01.2013 | Fifty
Susan Krauss Whitbourne

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.

The Creative Power Of Memory

Dr. R. Keith Sawyer | Posted 05.22.2013 | TED Weekends
Dr. R. Keith Sawyer

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgYou probably think that memory is the exact opposite of creativity. After all, the things you memorize already exist, they're not new. And creativity is all about a new idea that didn't exist before... right?

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...

9 Things To Commit To Memory (Right Now!)

Posted 11.09.2012 | OWN

By Leigh Newman Make your life a lot easier, just by having a few key details at the ready. 1. Your Mileage-Reward Credit-Card Number Think of...

3 Commonsense Ways To Give Your Brain A Workout

Cynthia R. Green, Ph.D. | Posted 01.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Cynthia R. Green, Ph.D.

Brain health has joined our daily lexicon, yet many people remain confused about the topic.

WATCH: Can We Prevent Everyday Memory Slips?

Posted 09.01.2011 | Healthy Living

We've all had the annoying experience of misplacing keys, losing glasses or forgetting appointments. How can we avoid these everyday memory slips? ...

5 Everyday Habits That Can Harm Your Memory

The Huffington Post | Jordan K. Turgeon | Posted 08.30.2011 | Healthy Living

It seems that every month there is a study released suggesting that something in our lives -- be it our diet, sleep schedule or social habits -- could...

WATCH: How To Remember Names

Posted 08.20.2011 | Healthy Living

It is possible to improve our memory for people's names, according to Cynthia Green, Ph.D., psychologist and author of "Total Memory Workout." In a...

WATCH: How To Improve Your Memory

Posted 08.10.2011 | Healthy Living

What steps can we take to improve our memory? In an interview with BigThink.com, Gary Small, a professor of psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medici...

6 Things Everyone Should Know About Brain Health

Cynthia R. Green, Ph.D. | Posted 07.20.2011 | Healthy Living
Cynthia R. Green, Ph.D.

Here are six brain-smart choices you can start making right now to begin revving up your daily recall and lowering your risk for serious memory problems.