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Cerebrum (Definition)

Cerebrum essentially refers to the majority of the brain. Embryologically, it develops from the telencephalon, and together with the diencephalon, ...Read more


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How does "weed" effect the brain and memory?

How does "weed" effect the brain and memory?

Bad effects: Studies show poor memory skills with use of weed. There are better medication for anxiety. Accident rates double in weed users. People with chronic use have an add like effect and become apathetic. ...Read more

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How to build my brain fuction/memory back up?

How to build my brain fuction/memory back up?

Exercise it!: Scientific research shows that challenging your brain makes it stronger! Learn a second language, do mental puzzles, or go back to school/college and learn something new. Also exercising, eating healthy, dancing and being socially active have been shown to boost mental sharpness and protect the brain against deterioration usually seen in dementia. ...Read more

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How to improve brain memory? Are there any medicine for tht?

How to improve brain memory? Are there any medicine for tht?

Some approaches: We have memory enhancing agents used for Alzheimer's disease, such as donepezil, memantine, and rivastigmine, but also prescription medical foods, such as Cerefolin-NAC, Axona, and phosphatidyl serine. OTC alpha-lipoic acid has been touted also, but not so clearcut in my experience. You and your doctor could discuss if your situation warrants such interventions. ...Read more

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Could we remove memory by operation of brain?

Could we remove memory by operation of brain?

No: If you are being serious, this would not be possible or a good idea. Hypnosis might be effective to do such a thing, but it still might not be the best way to manage a problem. Consult with a pyschotherapist who uses hypnosis to discuss the idea. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to improve my memory and brain power?

Can you tell me how to improve my memory and brain power?

Memory tips: There are some things that tend to improve memory; crossword puzzles, suduko, exercise, dancing, chess, anything that keeps you mentally and physically active can help improve memory and mental sharpness. Have fun! ...Read more

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Why does the brain shutdown memory during a traumatic episode?

Why does the brain shutdown memory during a traumatic episode?

Not sure there is: Any research on this. But it seems to be a self protective mechanism. Ptsd is an illness of having, in a sense, too much memory of a traumatic event. ...Read more

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Is 16 hours a day of web surfing and smartphone use bad for the brain/memory?

Is 16 hours a day of web surfing and smartphone use bad for the brain/memory?

Yes!: Of course surfing is using some mind power, but it is not critical thinking which is advantageous to the neuronal connections in the brain. I suggest you not be so "hooked up" every day for sure. Try doing crossword puzzles, math problems and reading. Give your mind fresh air with walks in nature too. ...Read more

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What are some brain activites that people can do to help prevent memory lost?

What are some brain activites that people can do to help prevent memory lost?

The brain's a muscle: Using the brain for active tasks of any kind helps preserve memory. Socialization with other people face to face is excellent both for verbal and non-verbal communication. Mild physical exercise is beneficial because it increases cerebral circulation. Doing puzzles of various sorts can be quite helpful. Playing games, such as checkers, chess or even video games can help. But lost memor is lost. ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Memory (Definition)

Memory is the ability to recall information ...Read more