Do we remember as well now we have Google? Can you remember a time when ‘Google’ wasn’t even a word? I’ll bet your grand-kids can’t believe you’re that old! The days of dragging down encyclopaedia and large dictionaries to find an elusive fact have long gone – we just ‘Google it’.
Have you ever wondered why people don’t seem to know much ‘general knowledge’ these days? You are not the only one who wants to know why.
Researchers at Columbia University conducted an experiment to find out if people remembered the information they looked up on Google, in the same way as students recall facts they believe will be in a test. Read more…
Haven’t we all been there?
We know exercise is good for us – the trouble is, it means stopping what you are doing, getting out of that comfy chair and putting one foot in front of the other!
And we all know of some fitness freak who died at a frighteningly early age. Look where exercise got him!
But an exciting new study has just demonstrated that we don’t have to exercise like crazy to have a fit and alert mind.
Moderate, everyday exercise will do it. Read more…
Have you been forgetting a few things lately?
Had trouble remembering passwords?
Forgotten if you’d taken your medication or turned off the oven?
So, what’s happening?
Are you losing your edge?
Or getting Alzheimer’s?
It’s NOT a ‘senior moment’
It’s NOT the loss of brain cells
It’s NOT your brain shutting down
Your memory is still all there!
But you do need to learn the ways to find it. Read more…