Posts tagged "memory"

Flavanols In Cocoa Can Reverse Age-Related Memory Loss, So Obviously We Should All Binge On Chocolate (JK, That’s A Bad Idea)

A new, convincing (albeit small) study in the journal Nature Neuroscience has shown that a chemical called flavanols extracted from cocoa beans can reverse age-related memory loss. The participants, aged 50 to 69, drank powdered cocoa flavanols mixed with milk or water and took memory tests. The group that took a higher dose of flavanol…

Rebecca Vipond Brink / October 28, 2014

Overthinking Things Will Render You A Useless Human Being

Overthinking everything is my Achilles heel. If I get into my Crazy Thinking Place, as I refer to it, I can loop around on one idea for hours, like a dog chasing its tail. It can be about anything — from what I want to eat for lunch to what I’m going to say whe…

Ami Angelowicz / August 8, 2013

Dudes Have Crappy Memories

A new survey on men’s memory found that guys can’t remember important dates like birthdays and anniversaries for s**t. A whopping 41 percent of the more than 1,000 men surveyed admitted to forgetting their anniversaries. A significant number also confessed to not remembering their partners’, their mothers’, or even their own birthdays. Really? That i…

Ami Angelowicz / October 6, 2011