Monthly Archives: October 2011

Mediterranean Diet Has The Right Balance To Fight Off Dementia


There is no way to avoid aging, but we can find ways to stop our brains from showing the effects. What scientists call “age-related cognitive decline (ARCD)” is a mild deterioration in our memory, the loss of ability to perform simple daily tasks, and the slowing down of our mental process. Causes of this decline [...]

Mediterranean Diet Has The Right Balance To Fight Off Dementia2016-10-22T09:07:08+00:00

Important Test-Taking Memory Tips


These memory strategies have been taught for years by the top memory training experts, and probably are nothing new to you, but can’t hurt to go over them again now, can it? They have withstood the test of time, and are designed to help you pass your test by improving your ability to recall the [...]

Important Test-Taking Memory Tips2016-10-22T09:07:09+00:00

Young Blood Promotes Growth Of New Brain Cells In Aging Brains


A decline in cognitive function – reduced attention skills, brain processing speed and reasoning ability – is a normal consequence of aging. For some, the rate of this decline is accelerated and may go on to develop Alzheimer’s disease. A recent study, published in Nature, shows that the blood of young mice contains proteins that [...]

Young Blood Promotes Growth Of New Brain Cells In Aging Brains2016-10-22T09:07:10+00:00

Your Brain on a Treadmill


The best brain exercises you can do for yourself is to get off that couch and work out. You probably haven’t thought of real exercise, where you get on a treadmill or work out at the gym as brain exercises, but you should start now. There are so many risk factors that can wreak havoc [...]

Your Brain on a Treadmill2016-10-22T09:07:06+00:00

Understanding an Adolescent’s Brain


With all the chemical changes going through the bodies of adolescents – chemical, physical and neurological, it’s not wonder they are in a constant state of confusion. It’s a difficult time for both children and parents – ask anyone who has ever had to experience it. The good news is, in a few years it [...]

Understanding an Adolescent’s Brain2016-10-22T09:07:06+00:00

Speed Reading – Breaking Old Habits


Unlike other skills we seem to have mastered as we grew up, reading and comprehension seem to be something we take for granted. If we read at normal speeds of around 120 words a minute with good comprehension we think that is enough. Think about it though, how many times have you read something and [...]

Speed Reading – Breaking Old Habits2016-10-22T09:07:06+00:00

Who Is Most Likely To Be Brainwashed?


American POWs were reportedly brainwashed by their Korean and Chinese captors during the Korean War. They were put through extreme conditions, including torture, and their bodies were weakened from malnutrition and sleep deprivation. Several prisoners were not able to handle to strain and confessed to waging germ warfare, even though they did not. At the [...]

Who Is Most Likely To Be Brainwashed?2016-10-22T09:07:06+00:00

Increase Your Ability to Remember Names


No matter where I go I get asked to do some kind of memory challenge. It’s all part of being a memory training expert and two-time U.S. Memory Champion. I don’t mind. It’s not only flattering, but it gives me a chance to practice and tune up my skills, and I really get a kick [...]

Increase Your Ability to Remember Names2016-10-22T09:07:06+00:00

Teaching Preschoolers To Think For Themselves


When our children are born we automatically have dreams of them becoming another Einstein, or someone who will make great advances to our world. What can we do to give them a leg up and help them on their way to greatness? We know that genetics plays a part in developing our brains, but there [...]

Teaching Preschoolers To Think For Themselves2016-10-22T09:07:06+00:00

Gingko Biloba Simply A Free Radical Supplement


Is Gingko Biloba the magic cure for memory loss, or just another “wonder drug” that makes large claims with little backing? Can it be as simple as taking a pill once a day to enhance your memory and fight off Alzheimer’s disease? Although research has been favorable in showing that Gingko Biloba improves memory in [...]

Gingko Biloba Simply A Free Radical Supplement2016-10-22T09:07:03+00:00