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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 ...

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...

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 k...

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.

Keeping The Aging Brain Healthy

Posted 05.16.2012 | Fifty

While the aging of the brain in inevitable, the tools you need to keep your brain healthy later in life may be already be right under your nose. Recen...

10 Tools For A Healthy Brain

Fritz Strobl, M.D. | Posted 01.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Fritz Strobl, M.D.

As a neurologist who has treated memory problems for more than 30 years, the question I hear every day is, "How can I keep my mind active and sharp?" Here are 10 ways that I recommend.

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 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...

7 Ways To Protect Your Memory

health.com | By Danielle Braff | Posted 07.21.2011 | Home

It happens to all of us: You stop at the store and forget the one thing you went for. You blank on your co-worker's husband's name -- Is it John? ...

11 Easy Ways To Remember Practically Everything

Susan Orlins | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Orlins

I'm always striving to improve my memory. Here are some tips I use all the time to help me remember.

Bad Memory? Scientists Inch Closer To A Solution

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

It should come as no surprise to anyone who's ever forgotten a friend's birthday or been unable to remember a name, but it's easier to lose or damage ...