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You’re Not Too Old to Learn That

Rachel Wu Click for a full size image   You’re Not Too Old to Learn That New theory by UC Riverside psychology professor suggests that adults can combat cognitive aging by learning like an infant By Mojgan Sherkat One day, ...

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Music to Heal Memory

Patients with Alzheimer’s disease, in principle unable to memorize any new information, successfully learn new songs. P. ALLARD/REA Click for a full size image Music to Heal Memory Recent advances in neuroscience reveal that exposure to music has a positive ...

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A Poem by Anne Bronte : Memory

Memory Brightly the sun of summer shone, Green fields and waving woods upon, And soft winds wandered by; Above, a sky of purest blue, Around, bright flowers of loveliest hue, Allured the gazer’s eye. But what were all these charms ...

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Is your memory better than a chimpanzee’s

Fuse/Thinkstock Is your memory better than a chimpanzee’s? Slate ran an excerpt from the latest book by Emory primatologist Frans de Waal, “Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are?” De Waal describes how animals “keep surprising us” ...

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Lost for Words

Lost for Words A disease called primary progressive aphasia gradually robs people of their language skills while leaving their minds intact. When I first start talking to Joanne Douglas, she speaks slowly but eloquently, with deliberation and confidence. But after ...

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