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Use your Memory: It will Grow!

By: Dr. Pascale Michelon

Here is a question for you: Given that the hippocampus is a brain structure that plays an important role in both memory and spatial navigation, who would you predict have a bigger hippocampus: A taxi or a bus driver? Continue reading

Memory Training Changes the Brain

By: Dr. Pascale Michelon

Individuals diagnosed with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) show early signs of memory loss and are at high risk of developing dementia. As discussed in a previous post, they can greatly benefit from regular brain exercises. A recent study shows that the memory improvement caused by brain training can be directly observed in the brain. Continue reading