Speak, Memory

As we age, remembering often is harder work than it once was. Here are some ways to improve your sense of recall

Memory makes us who we are. And because it is our identity, we worry about it, fretting if we can't remember the name of someone we just met--or know well--getting upset when we can't recall where we put our keys or left the car in the parking lot or whether we mailed the phone bill. We walk into a room and halt in midstride, the purpose forgotten. These annoying things happen to most of us eventually, and for a simple reason. Just as the body changes over time, so does the brain. "On any intelligence or memory test," says University of...

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