Tagged: Brain

Memory Modeling – Your mind in rewrites

“Time and memory are true artists; they remold reality nearer to the heart’s desire.” —JOHN DEWEY, RECONSTRUCTION IN PHILOSOPHY Are You Sure You Saw “X”? As a consulting analyst for the US Environmental Protection...

How to hack Your Cognitive Compass

“What a peculiar privilege has this little agitation of the brain which we call ‘thought.’” —DAVID HUME, DIALOGUES CONCERNING NATURAL RELIGION “There is always an easy solution to every human problem—neat, plausible, and wrong.” —H. L. MENCKEN, THE DIVINE AFFLATUS You enter the office...

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 – Healthy Brain Nutrition

“I stay away from natural foods. At my age I need all the preservatives I can get.” —George Burns Carolyn B. had struggled with her weight since she was in her teens, and now...

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...