Monthly Archives: February 2012

Illusions Are Processed Through the Brain


You’ve seen the illusions, where two straight lines are of equal length, but the arrows at the ends point in opposite directions, which makes your mind believe the lines are of two different lengths. What about the photo where two people are looking at each other, but the area between them can either be in [...]

Illusions Are Processed Through the Brain2016-10-22T09:21:44+00:00

Little Know Brain Disease as Common as Alzheimer’s


Researchers at the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF) received a $10 million grant from the National Institutes of Health, co-funded mainly by the National Institute of Aging, and the National Institute of Neurological Disease and Stroke, to begin a study on frontotemporal dementia, a degenerative brain disease that is almost as common as [...]

Little Know Brain Disease as Common as Alzheimer’s2016-10-22T09:21:46+00:00

Adding Zippidy-doo-dah To Your Day Increases Memory and Health


Some old songs actually can bring a smile to your face and add a zip to your step. Take for example: “Zippidy-doo-dah, Zippidy-day, My-oh-my what a wonderful day!” Doesn’t this at least make you smile? Well, smiling puts you in a good mood, and a good mood is great for your memory! A positive attitude [...]

Adding Zippidy-doo-dah To Your Day Increases Memory and Health2016-10-22T09:21:58+00:00

Men Have More Cognitive Memory Loss


Men are more susceptible to memory loss and some forms of cognitive impairment, according to a recent Mayo Clinic study. Their work indicates that by the time they reach 70 or 80 the percentage of men developing some form of memory loss is higher that that their female counterparts. The good news is - it [...]

Men Have More Cognitive Memory Loss2016-10-22T09:21:44+00:00

Whole Mind Memory


To achieve whole mind memory you need to teach your mind to use all aspects of it, and the more different types of memory techniques and brain games you use to practice the better the connections in your brain cells (neurons) will become and the stronger your memory will be. This will help those who [...]

Whole Mind Memory2016-10-22T09:21:46+00:00

Can Sea Snails Hold The Secret to Human Memory?


It seems amazing to think that a species of sea snails can hold the key for scientists to understand how the brain processes learning and enhances memory. If the studies prove to be conclusive the small mollusk could be instrumental in helping people who suffer brain damage from aging, strokes, traumatic brain injury or congenital [...]

Can Sea Snails Hold The Secret to Human Memory?2016-10-22T09:21:49+00:00

Optimizing Your Brain Fitness


Over 500 trillion synaptic connections exist inside your brain. It is the most powerful muscle in your body. These connections are what allow you to do math, drive your car, cry at sentimental movies and control your every move and behavior. It constantly changes, through a process known as plasticity, and it is through these [...]

Optimizing Your Brain Fitness2016-10-22T09:21:52+00:00