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I am Proud of My Scatterbrain

I have just finished reading Scatterbrain: How the Mind’s Mistakes Make Humans Creative, Innovative, and Successful by neuroscientist Henning Beck. Now I feel much better …

Learning Agility

Many people complain that they have a “poor memory”, but only when they forget something. You have a fantastic long-term memory, and an effective immediate …

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Socializing Smarts for Your Brain

This month I have spent some time exploring the value of our social connections in keeping our brains and bodies healthy. To my great surprise, …

Outsmarting Dementia

Outsmarting Dementia

Hands up if you have ever worried about getting Alzheimer’s. You cannot do anything about getting older every day, but you can seriously reduce your …

Changing a Lifetime Habit

I have decided to change a lifetime habit which has cost me, and continues to cost me, thousands and thousands of dollars. This habit allows …

How to Make Learning Stick

Anybody at work is well aware of the constant need to learn new information and new skills. But our ability to make that learning stick …

Working with Your Memory to Find a Lost Item

There is nothing more frustrating than trying to find a misplaced item. The pressure to find it increases exponentially when it is something really important …