Boost your memory
Research suggests that you can boost
your memory by exercising it daily.
There are lots of ways of doing
this. For example, try thinking in a different
way, or flex your brain by trying to recall details
you haven't thought of for years.
Try these brain exercises
Can you remember 10 details about
your first day in a new school?
||Can you remember 15 details
of your life when you first heard Princess
Diana had died? For example, where were you
living? Who were your friends? What did you
enjoy doing in your free time?
Next time you're on a bus or in the car, limber
up your memory by thinking of as many words
as possible that begin with the letter A,
then work your way through the alphabet.
Make it into a game with a friend
and both try to recall every country beginning
with the letter A, then B, then C and so on.
Or try remembering a list of objects
or people from one category in the space of one
minute - for example British Prime Ministers,
capital cities, famous scientists or types of
It won't be long before flexing
your memory pays off making your memory more adaptable
and more nimble.