Do you have trouble finding your keys in the morning? When you meet new people, do you often forget their names—as soon as they leave the room? Don't panic! Just because you can't remember why you picked up this book doesn't mean you're losing your mind—or even your memory. It's more likely that stress and information overload are making it harder for you to get information into your head in the first place. No matter what age we are, the way we remember things is a process: understand and pay more attention to the steps of the process, and your memory will improve.
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Douglas J. Mason, PsyD, is a neuropsychologist who specializes in the diagnosis and rehabilitation of people with brain injuries and other cognitive disorders. He is currently in private practice in central Florida. His practice is called The Memory... Read more