Memory.

Why I Document My Dad's Journey Through Dementia On Social Media

Mariel Kirton | Posted 30.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Mariel Kirton

Dad can't make memories like you and me, so I make them for him with the posts I share on Instagram. I wanted to capture the happy moments to show that, although dementia changes the way he does things, it doesn't prevent him from doing them completely at this stage. He is still the person we have always loved, he is still my dad.

Say. My. Name

Alison Powell | Posted 01.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Alison Powell

As a workshop facilitator, I know how important it is to get names right. It's easier to encourage a person to make a breakthrough with their learning when I can say, 'Wow, Elsie, that was amazing' rather than 'Wow, you at the back with the striped top, you're doing great.'

Sales Of 'Memory-Boosting' Herb Triple As Students Look For An Edge In Exams

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 18.05.2017 | UK Universities & Education

Britain’s biggest health food chain says sales of rosemary have almost tripled during exams season after researchers claimed that the smell of the h...

Husband Forgets Wife Of More Than 30 Years After Being Bitten By A Fly

Caters | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 04.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A woman who has been happily married for more than 30 years has been left devastated after her husband forgot her. Christine and Gary Newman had the ...

How Reliable Are Our Memories?

Dr. Catherine Loveday | Posted 21.04.2017 | UK Entertainment
Dr. Catherine Loveday

Apart from anything else, these memories for experience - our autobiographical memories - can only ever be constructed from our perceptions of what happened, which may well differ from someone else's.

New Alzheimer's 'Scoring System' Could Help Predict When You'll Get Dementia

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 22.03.2017 | UK Tech

A new genetic test has been developed to predict if people are likely to be diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, and even the age of potential onset....

Let Me Compare Thee To A Tree

Kamontip Evans | Posted 06.03.2017 | UK
Kamontip Evans

Shakespeare immortalised the beauty of a woman in his sonnet: Shall I compare thee to a summer's day? Over 400 years later her beauty lives on. How wo...

Running With Trainspotting's Ghosts

Dave Meldrum | Posted 27.02.2017 | UK Entertainment
Dave Meldrum

We all like to think - at least at my age - that our memories are if not infallible, then at least reliable. The reality is more slippery. We remembe...

Incredible 105-Year-Old Can Still Remember All 51 Of Her Grandchildren's Birthdays

SWNS | Natasha Hinde | Posted 17.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle

At 105 years old, Lucinda Edge has a better memory than most. The grandmother, known to friends as Lucy, has just celebrated her birthday with a famil...

Scientists Could Erase All Your Fears With An Injection Into The Brain

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 09.12.2016 | UK Tech

Fear of a particular thing can cause anxiety, and is difficult to treat. Conventional treatments, the NHS says, often require cognitive behavioural th...

Half Of Us Recall Personal Memories That Never Actually Happened To Us

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 08.12.2016 | UK Tech

Memories are an integral part of our identity - our childhood, our family, summer holidays, weddings and birthdays - but what if we were actually reme...

How To Get The Best Out Of Yourself - Why Learning And Memory Are Effectively The Same Discipline

Ed Cooke | Posted 21.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Ed Cooke

The perfect 'bicycle for the brain' is subtly different for everyone, of course. The advent of mobile has made it easier than ever before for people to learn in a time and way that suits their lifestyle. Memory works best when we give it a little to do often, while learning in different contexts makes your memory more robust because you don't associate information with any one place in particular.

'Super-Agers' May Provide The Secret To Stopping Memory Loss In Old Age

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 14.09.2016 | UK Tech

Despite being nowhere near old enough to qualify for a bus pass, we are already starting to lose our memories. But that is just an inevitable part of ...

Instagram Lovers, Keep On Sharing Your Snaps Because It's Helping Your Memory

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 08.09.2016 | UK Tech

Lovers of Instagram, finally you are having the last laugh. All those haters who mocked as you stood on a chair for the perfect brunch snap are about...

The Internet Is Actually Replacing Our Own Memory

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 17.08.2016 | UK Tech

Having Wikipedia on hand to resolve that argument in the pub might be useful, but it’s actually changing the way our memory works. Researchers have...

Man Left With 10-Minute Memory After Suffering Cardiac Arrest

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 11.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A father-of-two has been left with a 10-minute memory after suffering a cardiac arrest - where the heart stops pumping blood around the body - more th...

A Trip Down Memory Lane

Kamontip Evans | Posted 08.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Kamontip Evans

The new academic year will soon be upon us. Some parents will see their child head off for university. You may look at this as freedom-at-last: your child will be leaving home, allowing you to do what you have longed to do all these years. Some of you will fear the empty nest syndrome. And for others, possibly most, a mixture of both.

Endometriosis: Why You Have More Options Available To Help Your Symptoms Than Just Surgery

Dr. Ahmed Ismail | Posted 05.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Dr. Ahmed Ismail

Did you know.... 10% of women worldwide suffer from Endometriosis? That's a shocking 176 million. Yet, despite this, very little is known about the c...

Cinnamon Can Improve Poor Learning Ability, Scientists Claim

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 13.07.2016 | UK Tech

You might want to consider adding cinnamon to your breakfast tomorrow, as a new study reveals the spice can actually help your ability to learn. The R...

Exercising Four Hours After Learning Can 'Boost Memory'

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 08.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Exercising four hours after learning something new could help you remember it, according to a new study. Researchers found that physical exercise impr...

Documentary Films, Mass Killing and the Urgent Need to Remember

Julia Wagner | Posted 16.05.2017 | UK
Julia Wagner

We urgently need documentary films about events that took place in the 1940s, 50s and 60s globally and locally, now because of the threat to living memory. Soon we will only be able to document new information from the sons and daughters of the era. And if I can't even recall my actions or find my notebook from three years ago, what hope do we have on a national or international scale of remembering the past?

Teen Stuck In '50 First Dates'-Style Memory Loss After Rugby Tackle

SWNS | George Bowden | Posted 13.05.2016 | UK Universities & Education

A sports-mad teenager has been left with almost total memory lossafter suffering concussion during a rugby game. Sam Tai, 17, has been diagnosed with ...

Smelling This Popular Herb Could Improve Memory

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 27.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle

If your memory is a little lax, you might want to start growing rosemary in your home. (Or at least invest in some diffuser oil.) Researchers at North...

Sentimental Overload: Moving Out of Your Childhood Home

Jemma Pietrus | Posted 18.04.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Jemma Pietrus

I've been in this bedroom since I was five. It's gone through multiple makeovers. From white walls with fairy images and glow in the dark stars; to an ocean blue with seahorse wall-paper and tween posters of tween crushes; to a very sophisticated beige and brown for the latter years.

Want To Know If You Have 'Photographic Memory?' This Test Will Tell You

The Huffington Post | Nitya Rajan | Posted 15.03.2016 | UK Tech

Wouldn't life be a lot easier if you could look at your to-do list once and remember it for the rest of the day? Eidetic memory, the medical term for...