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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.

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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