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17 February 2009

From brain drain to brain gain

Memory is a skill that can be sharpened and improved at any age, according to Connecticut College in the USA. Find out how.

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If you've been lamenting that your memory isn't what it used to be, take heart. Memory is a skill that can be sharpened and improved at any age, according to Connecticut College in the USA.

Take action:
Give your brain a regular workout by: focusing – paying attention and concentrating will improve your memory; saying it again – repetition helps stamp things into your mind; writing it down – it reinforces thought; playing games – do word searches, crossword puzzles and play trivia; learning new tricks – take up a new hobby, or study a language.

 
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