One glass of wine may be enough to activate a "memory-changing process."
"The brain has an almost limitless capacity to memorize words and languages."
I often think of her beautiful smile, her joy when any of us walked into the room and the love she shared until the day she died.
We aren't particularly good as adults at looking back at the things we do that make us proud, or remind us that we are good, smart and professional.
It helps us in our day-to-day lives.
The study tested snails but said similar results were possible in humans.
As Mother's Day approaches, I've been thinking about the role my mom has played in my life. So when I stumbled across a photo of a little boy in Northern Armenia with a toy sewing machine, it took me straight back to sitting at the kitchen table with my own model, as my mother carefully pieced together a fabric masterpiece.
Do you have a hard time getting motivated at the office? Feel like you just can't concentrate? You're not alone. The good news is that you can do something about it.
When I was a young child I remember watching my dad as his headaches would start. His eyes would begin to glaze over. In those moments, my dad would regress to a terrified six-year-old boy, speaking in whispered tones in his native Yiddish, begging his sister to be quiet as they hid from the Nazis in a Belgian church.
You don't have to be a senior to experience a "senior moment," meaning you forget an otherwise familiar word or name, or can't exactly remember what you planned to do the next minute. It happens throughout life, it just seems to happen more frequently with age. But it's not always due to mental decline in our later years that we lose track of things.