Caffeine Enhances Memory (Video)

It comes as no surprise since you’ve most likely heard it before that caffeine enhances memory.  In a new experiment conducted by Michael Yassa, formerly at Johns Hopkins University, and his team, one cup of strong coffee with 200 milligrams of caffeine, was found to enhance long-term memory. Here’s what made this study as little different than [Read more...]

Use It or Lose It Memory Strategy

Having a good memory can’t be a thing of the past – regardless of how many smartphones, iPads, etc. you have and use. You’re going to have to subscribe to the use it or lose memory strategy. Why? Because “Your entire sense of identity, and to some extent your personality, is bound up with, if not entirely based on, your experiences. Your memories are what make you [Read more...]

Natural Ways to Improve Your Memory

Many of the activities you read about for improving memory involve quite a bit of mental effort. Although you can’t escape that entirely, there are a few natural ways to improve your memory and help things along. PsyBlog gives us a list of 10 — some easier to do than [Read more...]

Activities to Improve Memory in Adults

Do you really want to be sitting in front of a computer participating in brain training apps in order to improve your memory? There are more enjoyable and far better activities to improve memory in adults [Read more...]

What’s Better Than Coffee for Memory Improvement?

Grabbing a cup of java when you’re on-the-go may no doubt be convenient (unless you have to stand in a long lineup). It may also make you more alert and energetic, but when it comes to boosting your memory performance for longer periods of time what’s better than coffee for memory improvement? A personal experiment reported on [Read more...]

Blanking Out Under Stress (Video)

Does your memory ever let you down when you’re stressed? It’s a very common phenomenon blanking out under stress — whether you’re about to give a presentation, start an important task or procedure at work, or write a test for training or certification purposes.

Watch the video below for a ridiculously simple tip from Dave Farrow [Read more...]

How Will Music Help Me Remember?

Humans have been singing ballads, religious hymns, and cultural music for thousands of years. They have remembered and passed these creations on to each generation, who have in turn remembered them and passed them along. Children learn their alphabet easily as a song “A-B-C-D-E-F-G…” Music makes remembering that much easier. Somehow rhythm and tune cause words to spill out of your mouth — even if you were certain you couldn’t remember a particular song.

How will music help me remember? The how is less important. As a memory technique, what’s important is [Read more...]

How to Memorize a Speech Quickly (Video)

Whether it ‘s a presentation to your colleagues or a prospective client, or whether it’s a speech for a charity event or a friend’s wedding, one of the most nerve-wracking concerns is how to memorize a speech quickly. In this video, business author, entrepreneur, and TV personality Mike [Read more...]

How to Learn Languages

English is generally the language of business but knowing how to speak other languages will stand you in good stead and you’ll be appreciated for the effort, whether it’s for work or pleasure. If you want to know how to learn languages quickly and effectively, you’ll be interested in [Read more...]

Omega 3 Fats and the Brain

Well, here’s a surprise from the University of Iowa regarding omega 3 fats and brain health. Just as omega-3s have been promoted as being healthy for our hearts, consuming them (via fish oils and nuts) has in the past also been recommended to maintain brain health. [Read more...]