Gingko Biloba for Memory Improvement

If you’ve been hearing about the supplement gingko biloba for memory improvement and wondering whether you should take it, you’ll be interested in this article from [Read more...]

I Can’t Remember Why I…

Do you find yourself….
…walking into a room and forgetting why you went in there?
…opening the refrigerator and thinking “I can’t remember why I went to the fridge?”

You’re not alone. We all do it — many times! Here are some ideas from fellow speaker and [Read more...]

Which is Better: Aerobic or Resistance Training?

“Which is better: aerobic or resistance training?” When it comes to general fitness, experts tell us we need both. What about improving memory — does the type of exercise we choose impact the functioning of our memory? Apparently, it does. [Read more...]

Memory Systems and Strategies

Over the years, thousands of people have been trained in memory systems and strategies, yet in general, most people aren’t aware that they can improve the way their brains function when it comes to improving their memory. A system creates an organized way of doing things — and that can be applied to depositing and retrieving information from memory as well as [Read more...]

Top Brain Foods (Video)

Here’s a wonderful video that quickly highlights the top brain foods for focus, memory, and concentration. Although the narrator is talking to parents about how to feed their children, you’ll find the same advice is as applicable to feeding adults. After all, I don’t know of any food grown in nature that comes with a “for children only” label. [Read more...]

What Effect Does Hypnosis Have on Memory?

When you think of hypnosis, you probably think about some of the crazy things you’ve seen on TV or even at a live event — people barking like dogs or doing some other embarrassing activity that in real life they would never dream of doing. That’s not what we’re talking about. Here we want to explore the connection between memory and hypnosis.  What effect does hypnosis have on memory? Apparently, it [Read more...]

Remembering People You Interview (Brain Exercise)

If you’re in Human Resources or a managerial job that requires you to hire people, you already know the challenge of distinguishing between and remembering people you interview.  Here’s a game to help you work on that. Memory Mountain from fitbrains.com gives your visual, short-term, and long-term memory a workout. [Read more...]

How to Memorize Ingredients (Brain Exercise)

If your job involves working in a restaurant, cafeteria, or food-processing plant, you may be wondering how to memorize ingredients or other work-related lists. Even if you’re not in the food industry, but do need some practice with list memorization, try this free memory game called Busy Bistro. It’ll have you working both your short and [Read more...]

Where Are My Lost Car Keys?

When you’re in a rush to get to a meeting — or anywhere for that matter — you’re usually not thinking consciously about where you’ve just been or what you’ve just been doing. In those situations, you’re goal oriented, “Gotta get to the meeting.” Then when it’s time to leave and hurry on to the next item on your schedule, you suddenly stop short if you can’t find your keys. You might get a nervous lurching in your stomach as you question yourself “Where are my lost car keys?’ [Read more...]

Healthy Foods Feed Your Brain

Healthy foods feed your brain, not just the rest of your body. For maximum performance at work try incorporating these 5 winners. As a reminder, here’s a quick slide show from our friends at HuffPost Healthy Living. [Read more...]