Last Thursday morning my husband phoned me six times within the space of an hour. By the time I noticed the missed calls and contacted him, anxiety ...
Everyone has asked similar questions at some point in their career, but recent research shows, based on an individual's personality some may be more likely to ask them than others.
There's an actual scientific reason why the memory of the first time I heard The Clash has stayed so vividly with me. Think about the emotions and impulses that certain sounds have elicited in you throughout the years. Because it's time for you to ask yourselves "What's my sound strategy?"
in order to retain information, we must put it somewhere. And that "somewhere" has to be a place that is easily accessed.If you are a normal humanoid, your brain probably resembles a large toy chest. The toy chest contains all kinds of wonderful things in it. In fact, it contains everything you need to remember.
Another 50 children dead - another 100 with severed limbs - another 30 raped - the numbers move us only temporarily. They do not consume us. They do not motivate us to act, or organize, or push for policy change.Then comes three-year-old drowned Alan. And we change.
As our kids return to school, it's a perfect opportunity to reflect on the human brain doing what it does uniquely well in all the known animal kingdom: learn. At the very foundation of that remarkable Homo sapien aptitude lies the structural integrity of the brain itself, which proves to be highly dependent on a native, salutary balance of dietary fats.
My stance on coffee is: moderation, moderation, moderation. There are great reasons to drink coffee, but like anything else, it matters how much and what kind you drink. Recent research offers good reasons to reconsider coffee, and some tips for being a responsible coffee consumer.
I once felt quite famous as a poet. Indeed, now that I think of it, I have felt famous twice.
Imagine a time when we do not only measure learning by the dots a student has collected, but instead can measure learning by the dots a child has connected, the strength of those connections, and the innovative creations that come as a result of those connections.
The modern malaise of technology is usually framed in terms of how it affects us as social beings, or how it allows work to bleed into our personal lives. But in both work and our social lives, technology often serves as a memory aid.
I used to have the most amazing memory. All of that changed when I slipped on a patch of ice one cold, February morning.
Keep in mind that both the quantity and the quality of sleep are important to memory function. Here are some basic strategies that can help you sleep both more and better:
By: Asha French Since I heard the news of Julian Bond's passing on Saturday, I have not been able to shake my memory of the story he told at Emory...
If you continue to stay active mentally by challenging yourself to think more deeply, avoiding constant distractions and information overload, and learning new skills and information, chances are your best brain years are still ahead of you, not behind you.
No, this isn't a story about the tragedy of Alzheimer's Disease, it's about your own memories being used as evidence against you in a court of law. Science fiction? I thought so, but not anymore.
While no one can ever guarantee your safety at the beach, the danger (perceived or not) points to some interesting things about the neuroscience of stress and anxiety.
Whoever invented the key fob for cars did not design it for women with more than one purse. I feel like I am playing a constant game of hide-and-seek with my keys.
Yesterday was a good day in the middle of a good month in what's turning into a pretty good summer. You know how it is -- moments melt into hours, in...
Tea has been soaring in popularity, especially among those looking to boost metabolism or anyone wanting a java-free caffeine kick. Meanwhile, researchers have been exploring the possible benefits of tea for mental health and cognition.
Annually since 1998, a uniquely talented group of people from around the country gather in New York City for the USA Memory Championship. The event consists of four qualifying tests of memorization.