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What Is Emotional Memory?

August 4, 2020

How did you feel when you lost your first tooth or learned how to ride a bike? Emotional memory may not be as well-known as working memory, but it is still essential to our sense of self. Dr. Restak explains. […]

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Memorize Nonverbal Material While Exercising Your Right Hemisphere

July 15, 2020

Jigsaw puzzles and tangrams are not just fun, but they’re great for your brain! While much of our daily brain activity is devoted to words, that part of our brain used for things like drawing pictures or navigating maps is underutilized. Dr. Restak explains how to get a whole-brain workout while strengthening your memory. […]

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Why Learning a New Word Every Day Boosts Your Memory

July 13, 2020

In school, did you view vocabulary and spelling tests as useless exercises in rote memorization? As it learns out, learning new words can be useful when it comes to boosting your memory and, ultimately, your brain power. Dr. Restak explains. […]

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