Improve Memory and Learning through Action. Part 2

26
Apr
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Better Ways to Learn and Remember

There are so many new things to learn and remember these days. How can you do it more effectively in all aspects of your life? Here are a few ideas:

Improve Memory and Learning through Action. Part 1

26
Apr
0

Still not quite getting the hang of your new computer software, despite repeated sessions with the manual? Don’t feel bad — it could just be the way your brain is wired. According to a study conducted by a psychologist at the University of Wisconsin and reported by Reuters Health in late December 1999, memory formation is based on actions, not words.

Teaching Your Children Healthy Habits

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Apr
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As a parent, it’s your responsibility to help your kids establish healthy habits from an early age. Below are some tips from Lawrence Balter, a professor of applied psychology at New York University who is currently heading up “Starting From Scratch,” an educational campaign that helps parents teach kids healthy habits.

Breast Cancer Risk

12
Apr
0

New findings have established a link between upper body fat and weight gain in adulthood with a woman’s risk of developing and dying from cancer. While obesity alone increases the risk of breast cancer in women, researchers have found that women with upper body fat have a particularly high risk of developing the disease.

Know What’s Happening at School

12
Apr
0

Your efforts to raise a healthy, well-behaved child begin when he or she is an infant. As a parent, you know how important it is to “provide loving discipline that helps your child grow and learn in an atmosphere of support and respect.”

Preventing Insomnia

4
Apr
0

For some insomniacs a few lifestyle changes can go a long way towards better sleep. Unfortunately, while straightforward, these changes are not always simple to implement. If one can make some, or all, of the changes listed below, he/she may experience greatly improved sleep and feel much better.
It is important to have a regular sleep schedule. People should awaken and get up at nearly the same time each day, even on weekends. The body’s clock will be set to this time and nighttime sleep will be deeper and more consistent. It is helpful to not take daytime naps or even to sit and “daydream” to catch up on sleep. Naps rob people of deep sleep during the night when their bodies most need it.