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Blueberry Concentrate Improves Brain Function in Older People

Drinking concentrated blueberry juice improves brain function in older people, according to research by the University of Exeter. In the study, healthy people aged 65-77 who drank concentrated blueberry juice every day showed improvements in cognitive function, blood flow to the brain and activation of the brain while carrying out cognitive tests...

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Ask Susan: My Teen Struggles to Remember Her Schoolwork

I have a problem with my 13-year-old who will soon be 14. She is an average child, but is struggling to multitask and her memory is poor. She is struggling with math, life sciences and history, and finds it very hard to learn dates. She can read fluently, but when it comes to remembering, she struggles...

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Neuroscientists Identify Brain Circuit Necessary for Memory Formation

When we visit a friend or go to the beach, our brain stores a short-term memory of the experience in a part of the brain called the hippocampus. Those memories are later "consolidated" -- that is, transferred to another part of the brain for longer-term storage.

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Memory Techniques Not the Answer to Memory Challenges

“Children, it's almost time to go home. Please write down your homework, put your books away, and line up at the door.” Sounds simple and straight forward… So why is John already lined up at the door when his books are all over his desk? And where are the materials he needs to take home to do his homework?

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Memory Is Not a Gift. Memory Is a Skill

Advertisers tout supplements. Organic growers push blueberries. But, because memory is a skill and not a gift, for true memory improvement you must train your brain.

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