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Memory is a complex cognitive function which relies on several neuronal pathways. Without wanting to go into too much details, the process of memorization is dependent on three different steps: encoding, storage and retrieval. Different brain regions are involved in the process of memorisation: hippocampus and mamillary bodies are the main brain regions (...


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There are actually quite a lot of studies pointing in all directions when it comes to memory and caffeine use. I wouldn't call it a closed case by any standard, although many sites hawk caffeine as a great improver of memory, especially long-term memory. Some studies showing no effects of long-term caffeine use on memory: Hameleers et al. (2000): A large ...


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Yes, with a caveat. There are many studies showing beneficial effects of aerobic exercise on cognition, including memory and response tasks. This also includes preventing decline in older adults by preserving hippocampus and temporal lobe size. These can be seen by the following studies involving both humans and rats: Older adult study Rats in mazes ...


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First, let's define retrograde amnesia carefully. You'll find many sources listing drugs that cause retrograde amnesia but they're using the term incorrectly. From http://www.human-memory.net/disorders_retrograde.html: Retrograde amnesia is a form of amnesia where someone is unable to recall events that occurred before the development of the amnesia, ...


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To answer your question, we will look at the physiological process of Starvation, conversion of food as energy and how the human body uses that energy. Conversion of food/Digestion Digestion of food starts in the mouth where our enzymes in our saliva start breaking down starch. Food is mainly digested by acid and other enzymes in the stomach to further break ...


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It seems that you do have some issues remembering verbal instructions, especially if you are under duress of some form. I have this issue as well, but I will not include my personal experience here, as that is not typically appreciated on S.E. sites. Some things that may help you are: play math games (you may be able to find an app similar to this) and ...


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Déjà vu is a French term that literally means "already seen" and is reported to occur in 60-70% of people, most commonly between the ages of 15 and 25. The fact that déjà vu occurs so randomly and rapidly—and in individuals without a medical condition—makes it difficult to study, and why and how the phenomenon occurs is up to much speculation. A related ...


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Postconcussion syndrome is common following a traumatic brain injury (independent on the severity of the TBI). According to some studies, 30%-80% of patients with mild to moderate brain injury will suffer from some symptoms of postconcussion syndrome (PCS). The symptoms, severity, risk factors and timing vary greatly between individuals. Risk factors of ...


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Yes, both eidetic memory and hyperthemsia exist. And photographic memory has never been proven to exist. But they aren't what pop culture advertises them as. Hyperthemsia first. It is the ability of a person to remember extremely detailed events from most of their life. But it is of limited use. It is an extremely self centered memory condition. Most ...


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In short, to improve your ability to remember what you did yesterday or today just start by making a conscious effort to recall it on a daily basis. A simple example would to take some notes about what you did that day each day. e.g. after work keep a log of what happened during they day, lunch meetings, etc, what you did, who said what. People who seem ...


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Outdoor physical aerobic exercise did it for me. Walking and especially running. In just a few weeks I had a completely different brain (so it seemed). Get some advice from a sports physician first, it'll save your body and make the experience much more fun.


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Train your Brain. its not the supplement in the market which will boost your memory application, althgough you can take Omega supplements which is good for brain stuff and heart.


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