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The basic esentials

Today we live in a super processed world where the food we consume has been strained of its vital components and inoculated with the precious chemicals that make our taste buds fire off like crazy. 273 more words


Super-Intelligent Humans are Coming

By Stephen Hsu


In Daniel Keyes’ novel Flowers for Algernon, a mentally challenged adult called Charlie Gordon receives an experimental treatment to raise his IQ from 60 to somewhere in the neighborhood of 200. 299 more words


You can learn anything!

While I’ll be catching up on math the next few months and have no idea if I will manage to pull through, I don’t want to discourage anyone from doing the same. 467 more words


"All Aboard! The Brain Train."

You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else.”  Albert Einstein

My sons have been completely vindicated. 479 more words


The Effects of the Digital Age on Cognition

Readers of the healthy memory blog should know that the concept of transactive memory includes the use of technology to foster the development of healthy memories and efficiently functioning human cognition.  576 more words

Transactive Memory

More on the Hippocampus: Key to Human Memory

I neglected to mention in the previous post another, and perhaps more promising approach, than an artificial  hippocampus is to enhance neurogenesis in the hippocampus.  Neurogenesis in the hippocampus is supposed to continue throughout our lifetime, but it is likely that cognitive deficits are due to decreases or stoppages in hippocampal neurogenesis.  70 more words

Human Memory: Theory And Data