If you are experiencing forgetfulness and are hoping to find a way of improving memory, you will be happy to know that there have been quite a number of scientific breakthroughs in the field of memory improvement over the past few years. Top among these monumental scientific breakthroughs is the concept of <em>neuroplasticity</em>, which simply states that the human brain has the ability adapt, change, and form new connections depending on the environment that it is exposed to. The mechanism through which this occurs is known as “axonal sprouting” where undamaged axons form new neurons, which in turn form new neural pathways.
Memory software like Ultimate Memory is developed on the basis of the concept of neuroplasticity. Just as a muscle becomes stronger with exercise, the brain becomes stronger with memory training. In fact, studies have shown that when you train your mind in a particular skill, the part of the brain that is associated with those skills expands noticeably. For instance, the hippocampus is responsible for the sense of direction, and research has shown that taxi drivers have a larger hippocampus than the average driver.
Another scientific breakthrough in the field of memory improvement is the concept of <em>recency and primacy</em>. What this means is that our brains will always remember the first and last piece of information they encounter. For instance, when you are memorizing a list, you will remember the first and last items on the list easily, but you may not remember the items at the middle of the list. This concept can be really helpful where study is concerned. Instead of studying for long periods of time and without taking a break, it is better to study for 30-45 minutes and then take a 10-minute break. By doing this, you increase the points of recency and primacy.
Thirdly, scientists have found that memories often interfere with one another. This is why sometimes when you are learning new information, you feel like the new information is pushing out old information. Unfortunately, this is somewhat true. Like a computer with a limited hard drive capacity, you can’t keep storing new information without having to delete previous information. Your memory sometimes has to delete some old information in order to make room for new information. Fortunately, scientists have found a way for you to avoid memory interference: sleep. If you take a nap after the acquisition of new information, memory interference is less likely to occur. In addition, just like you can buy more memory for a computer, you can build new brain cells through stimulation and a healthy diet, which increases your memory capacity.
Although scientific findings sometimes seem complicated, it’s very easy to take advantage of the concepts of neuroplasticity, and recency and primacy, while at the same time avoiding memory interference. Just exercise your memory every day using Ultimate Memory software, take frequent breaks when you are learning new information, eat a healthy diet rich in vitamins and antioxidants, and ensure that you get enough sleep.
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