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How Do You Write a Novel? By Listening

Holly Robinson | Posted 08.25.2014 | Books
Holly Robinson

When people ask how I get ideas for my novels, I tell them that a writer's mind is like that junk drawer in your kitchen. You throw all kinds of things into that drawer: paper clips, rubber bands, business cards. Likewise, writers go around collecting snippets of dialogue overheard.

These Are Actually NO Help In Stopping Memory Loss

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 04.15.2013 | Fifty

Bad news for adults hoping to prevent mild cognitive decline: a recent review of published research has found that drugs, herbal products or vitamin s...

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...

Does Memory Training Really Work?

Cynthia R. Green, Ph.D. | Posted 07.02.2012 | Healthy Living
Cynthia R. Green, Ph.D.

The latest research suggests memory training does really work. And while we may have known so all along based on previous findings and our own experience, it is nice to know that the science continues to support all that we do to remember better.

Figuring Out the Most Efficient Way to Practice, One Molecule at a Time

Gary Marcus | Posted 04.13.2012 | Science
Gary Marcus

When trying to learn a musical instrument, master a foreign language, or just study for an exam, the rate-limiting step is often memory. The faster you can convert new information into new memories, the faster you can master new skills.

No More 'Senior Moments'

Art Markman, Ph.D. | Posted 04.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Art Markman, Ph.D.

As you get older, worrying about declines in memory is far more damaging to your ability to think than any actual declines in memory ability. So relax. When you get older, you probably aren't that much more forgetful than your typical teen.

Survey Says Americans Get Memory Wrong

The Huffington Post | Jordan K. Turgeon | Posted 10.04.2011 | Healthy Living

Think about your most vivid memory for a moment. How did it come to be? Do you, like most people, imagine that your memory is like a video camera, rec...

STUDY: Air Pollution Linked To Depression, Memory Problems

Psych Central | Posted 09.05.2011 | Healthy Living

By Rick Nauert Ph.D. Laboratory research suggests long-term exposure to air pollution can lead to learning and memory problems and even depression....

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 ...