Middle aged men who drink 2.5 drinks per day may accelerate memory loss by six years, according to a new study.
Want to Hold On to a Memory? Make a Fist
Getting a grip — literally — by clenching your right fist before remembering information and your left when you want to remember it can boost your recall, according to the latest study.
Study: Zapping the Brain Boosts Memory
Put aside the crossword puzzles and push the ginkgo biloba pills to the back of the shelf. The key to better memory may lie in three letters: ERC.
Study: Overeating May Double the Risk of Memory Loss
Passing on a second helping of dessert may not only maintain your waistline but also your memory.
Could Taking Birth Control Pills Make Women’s Memory More Like Men’s?
A new study shows that taking birth control pills can affect women’s memory.
How Facebook Improves Memory
Checking status updates on Facebook may be just the distraction your memory needs.
How Cold Sores Could Hamper Memory
The latest research shows that viral and bacterial infections could have lasting legacies on cognition.
How Brain Training Can Boost Intelligence
Could a simple memory workout make you smarter? An intriguing new study by researchers at the University of Michigan suggests it can — a finding that adds a wrinkle to the prevailing notion that IQ is largely fixed by genes.
Study: Scientists Revive Old, Fading Memories
What would it be like if you never forgot — if your brain were able to access your haziest long-term memories as though they had just been freshly made? For the first time, working in rats, researchers have enhanced weak, old …
Patience in parenting: the role of working memory
As most parents know, as adorable as they are, sometimes kids can also be very frustrating. So, when those trying parenting moments arise, what distinguishes the moms who lose their cool from those who stay in control? According to research published in the journal Psychological Science, it may come down to working memory. In a study of
To Boost Memory, Shut Your Eyes and Relax
Just 10 minutes of wakeful rest may help us absorb new information into memory
To Improve Your Memory, Take a Cue From the Grand Masters
How good is your memory? Your answer probably depends on how well you perform everyday tasks of remembering: the name of the new neighbor down the hall, where you put your car keys, your niece’s birthday, or perhaps the …
Can blueberry juice boost your memory?
It’s hard to find fresh blueberries this time of year, but you might consider buying blueberry juice, particularly if you’re having chronic trouble remembering where you put the car keys. According to a small new study in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, drinking blueberry juice can actually improve your …