Short Term vs Long Term Memory

We encounter tons of information each and every day. Our brains are bombarded with pieces of data with each thought we have and every action we perform. Every encounter must be processed. Therefore, our brain separates memories into different types and that’s what we are going to look at here: short term vs  long term memory. Categorizing information in this way…

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Coffee And Memory – Best Friends?

If you're a coffee drinker, you probably know that you feel more alert and ready to tackle the world after you've had at least one cup of coffee in the morning. But what you may not have known before now is that coffee is also beneficial to your memory. Research has shown a connection between coffee and memory. Let's take a…

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Alzheimer’s, Dementia and Memory Loss

When it comes to memory loss experienced with age, you often hear the terms Alzheimer's disease and dementia floated about. Alzheimer's is a specific brain disease that falls under the category of dementia. Dementia is an umbrella term used to describe overall deterioration of mental functioning. There are various types of dementia. For our purposes, let's take a general look at…

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Memory Loss Warning Signs

Memory loss causes such as Alzheimer's, dementia or other cognitive impairment often come on slowly over time. There are a number of symptoms, many of which may surprise you. Some of these signs may not seem to be related to memory loss at all. Every individual will experience cognitive issues differently. However, here are some memory decline warning signs to look…

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