Items Tagged ‘memory training’

Ask the Doctors - Can memory training really help improve my memory?

August 22, 2018

Ask the Doctors – Can memory training really help improve my memory?

By Ask the Doctors Ask the Doctors

Dear Doctors: My memory is terrible and to be honest, it always has been. I seem to spend half my time searching for my keys or wondering whether I forgot to turn off the stove and lights. Could memory training help? Ready for a short answer that you’re not likely to forget? Yes. As long […]

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Tags: Ask the Doctors, Dr. Eve Glazier, Dr.Elizabeth Ko, forgetfulness, memory, memory training


In a comparison of yoga vs. memory training, the clear winner is yoga

January 20, 2017

In a comparison of yoga vs. memory training, the clear winner is yoga

By Leigh Hopper Leigh Hopper

Crossword puzzles and other mentally demanding activities are well-known as memory boosters for older adults. But what if word games aren’t your thing? What if you’d rather learn to relax, doing something like yoga? UCLA researchers found that yoga is better for both memory and mood. In a head-to-head comparison of yoga versus a type […]

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Tags: aging, Anxiety, brain metabolites, brain structure, chemistry, depression, Dr. Helen Lavretsky, Kirtan Kriya, Kundalini yoga, memory booster, memory training, mild cognitive impairment