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Memory is not one thing: It's a system. There are hundreds of different specialized cells, supported by other body systems, that make up the human mind: those involved in senses, movement, and thoughts and emotions all interact to create your memories. 

 

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Nancy 10/04/2018 0
Real-time games requiring multiple senses (visual, hearing, touch, location) are more powerfully helpful than computer games in engaging peoples' working, short, and long-term memory systems....
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Mendacity

Mendacity

Nancy 08/20/2018 0
Mendacity is the tendency to lie. Ultimately, what you practice, you become. Telling the truth allows you to practice being you, or who you want to become....
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Growth

Growth

Nancy 08/29/2018 0
To throw something out, you must compare the past usefulness of an item with the possibility the item will be useful in the future. But if something has strong emotional value or relevance, such as sentimental objects or even out-dated beliefs, it can be much harder to let it go....
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Make Believe

Make Believe

Nancy 11/03/2018 0
If you pretend to be someone else, you may ultimately create an entire false memory of who you wanted to be. The more detailed, the more you create that person. To your mind, you are not "telling a lie," even if you never came close to being that person. Your mind can make its own reality, as you talk to yourself. Your mind is that powerful....
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Shopping List Research

Shopping List Research

Nancy 12/17/2018 0
Making a simple shopping list involves genes, molecules, cells, circuits, physiology (e.g., heart rate , blood pressure, walking, parking, driving, wheel-chair-scooting), observing your own behavior ("where is my wallet? do I have enough money"), and self-reports ("yes, I remembered the milk..." or "how did I forget that?"). You are your own best memory research subject. ...
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Blueberries

Blueberries

Nancy 12/12/2018 0
Blueberries have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects, including other properties associated with increased signaling involved in memory function. Some studies have demonstrated that blueberries also help your body and mind use the energy from all of the food you eat....
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3 Useful Memory Tips

3 Useful Memory Tips

Nancy 07/28/2020 0
We've all forgotten to pick someone, something up at one time or another. 3 useful memory tips can help you out. 1. Write, write, write, write. When you write down a note to yourself and then later cross it off, this is shown to still be the most effective way to remember a simple task in the future. Actors write in long hand to remember their lines. 2. Say it out loud.Your mind listens to itself....
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Why Personalize  A Gift? It's Scientific

Why Personalize A Gift? It's Scientific

System 08/02/2020 0
When we try to find products and affiliations with other companies, we look for relationships with memory. We learned, for example, from psychological research that people move to cities where they might share the same name or similar letters, and also be attrached to a partner with a similar name or similar letters in their name. Jozef Nuttin (1933–2014) was a Belgian psychologist who called this...
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Take a Nap

Take a Nap

System 07/26/2020 0
Everyone is looking for ways to be healthy. One of the most imporant, underlying and ready ways is to sleep. How can you get a good night's sleep? Maybe you're the type who can. Many can't. So instead of worrying about your 6-8 hours and how to sleep interrupted, you have one tool available to you that builds integrative health in your body: the nap. Go ahead and rest. When you nap, 2 important th...
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