It's pretty extraordinary for people in their 80s and 90s to keep the same sharp memory as someone several decades younger, and now scientists are peeking into the brains of these "superagers" to uncover their secret.
Individuals who are not aware of their own memory problems are nearly three times more likely to develop some form of dementia, including Alzheimer's disease, within two years, according to research at McGill University in Montreal.
Curcumin — a substance from the herb turmeric that gives Indian curry its yellow color — improved memory and mood for people with a mild form of age-related memory loss, according to researchers at the University of California Los Angeles.
With March 28 and the opening fixtures in the final round of qualifying for the 2019 Asian Cup looming ever larger, the-afc.com has brought back the memory of a tournament that featured a stunning quarterfinal performance by Iran's former striker Ali Daei, rewinding to 1996.
How does heightened attention improve our mental capacity? This is the question tackled by new research published in the journal Cell Reports, which reveals a chemical signal released across the brain in response to attention demanding or arousing situations.
Scientists from Northwestern Medicine have discovered for the first time that the rhythm of breathing creates electrical activity in the human brain that enhances emotional judgments and memory recall.