How smartphones could be ruining your life

Photo by Lisa on Pexels.com Recent research has shown that the 'smart-phonification' of our lives has led to an over reliance on our phones, which may be linked to memory retention problems. Director of Therapy Institute, columnist with The Irish Examiner, and author of Parenting the Screenager Richard Hogan joined Sarah McInerney and Cormac Ó hEadhra on Drivetime on RTÉ Radio … Continue reading How smartphones could be ruining your life

Regular physical exercise can improve your memory and thinking skills

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com There are plenty of good reasons to be physically active. Big ones include reducing the odds of developing heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. Maybe you want to lose weight, lower your blood pressure, prevent depression, or just look better. Here’s another one, which especially applies to those of us (including … Continue reading Regular physical exercise can improve your memory and thinking skills

How to develop your mental capacity

  Learning could be harder as one grows older but Gabriel Wyner, an opera singer and author of Fluent Forever, says the best way to learn and retain anything in our memories is to challenge ourselves at remembering it instead of reading and re-reading, for example, a list of vocabulary words. You should read just … Continue reading How to develop your mental capacity