Tagged: Alzheimer

Alzheimer New Resources

“Why is it that our memory is good enough to retain the least triviality that happens to us, and yet not good enough to recollect how often we have told it to the same...

Alzheimer – Protecting Your Brain for Life

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.” —Aristotle I was at an airport newsstand, waiting in line to buy a magazine. A woman in her mid-60s standing...

Alzheimer – Reduce Stress to Fortify Neurons

“Reality is the leading cause of stress for those in touch with it.” —Jane Wagner, American playwright Sylvia M., a 44-year-old teacher, became anxious about her memory changes when her mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s...

Alzheimer – Mental Workouts to Sharpen Your Mind

“The more you use your brain, the more brain you will have to use.” —George Dorsey, American anthropologist A friend sent me an e-mail with the subject line “New Brain Exercise.” I opened the...

Alzheimer – Strengthening Memory Skills

“My doctor says too much sex can cause memory loss. Now, what was I about to say?” —Milton Berle In everyday life, people don’t usually wear name tags, so we need other methods to...

Alzheimer – Where You Stand Now

“Self-Knowledge is the beginning of self-improvement.” —Baltasar Gracián, 17th-century Spanish writer Dr. Harold G., a 70-year-old colleague, was having trouble keeping track of appointments and remembering names. He was still active in his field...

Arousal and Behavior: Biopsychological Effects of Caffeine

INTRODUCTION The biobehavioral effects of caffeine on psychological functioning and behavior are mediated by underlying genetic mechanisms and their neurophysiological expressions. Primarily by blocking adenosine A2A receptors, caffeine affects cognitive and psychomotor functions and...