Brain fitness

Memory loss: when to seek help

A number of conditions — not only Alzheimer’s disease — can cause memory loss in older adults. Getting a prompt diagnosis and appropriate care is important. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/alzheimers-disease/in-depth/memory-loss/ART-20046326

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Best bets for brain health

Anyone who promises you guaranteed strategies or products to protect and preserve your mind and prevent dementia is either trying to sell you something or suffering from wishful thinking. Still, scientists all over the world have been working to solve … Continue reading

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Brain Fitness: tips to keep mentally alert

By Ian Wiseman  ‘Brain Fitness’ is a popular topic often referred to in self-help books with many programmes claiming that ‘old dogs’ can be taught new tricks.  And there is growing body of evidence to support this claim. If you … Continue reading

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Don’t forget the Stradivarius … Simple tips to help you remember

 By Ian Wiseman Being absentminded and forgetting where you put your car keys is stressful enough but when a $4 million 1673 Stradivarius cello is forgotten in the boot of a taxi, that is something else. The renowned cellist Lynn … Continue reading

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