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Visual Working Memory Definition
2 years w tbi, symptoms of headaches, fatigue, slow visual working memory, processing. Back to work, feel 100%. But what to watch out for now?
Long term sequelae: Tbi (traumatic brain injury) may have sequelae several years after the injury. The greater the severity of the injury, the more likely the sequelae. Post-traumatic hydrocephalus or normal pressure hydrocephalus may occur years after the injury. Chronic fluid collections outside of the brain (subdural hematomas) may also occur. Further work-up by your physician may include additional studies (mri). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Memory types: Short term memory literally holds memories for approximately 30 seconds unless we use strategies like "chunking" for phone numbers to help us retain the memory for a few seconds longer. Long term memory goes through a process called "long-term potentialisation" where the memory is stored in the hippocampus and other areas..Thats the reason why short -term memories are more susceptible to loss ...Read more
Brain power: Improved memory cannot be attained with a simple fix. Rather, it takes optimization of many factors. Stay mentally active, socialize regularly, get organized, sleep well, eat a healthy diet, exercise, and manage chronic conditions. Improved memory only comes with persistence and practice. See your physician for discussion. http://www.webmd.com/balance/features/improve-your-memory ...Read more
Working memory (WM): Is the brief mental repository of information needed to solve immediate problems. There appears to be large genetic differences in wm capacity. Interesting to consider that our wm limitations may be why large complicated problems (like war or world hunger) are so difficult to solve. Adhd is prob. The most common wm interference. Training has limited impact on wm. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there any way to "flash" images into visual memory? Any studies on this? I've noticed that relaxing+flashing the light on and off helps. Any ideas?
Interesting: Are you really interested in this field of research? I encourage you to do a bit of internet research and contact the researcher that catches your interest. ...Read more
Imimic: First make sure your nutrition (including B vitamins) and sleep are excellent, and watch drugs/alcohol. Then remember you learn best by learning something, giving it time, and coming back to it. The longer the time the better. iMimic is very good for rapid memory. But you can even practice with a simple sudoko board. Memorize the numbers, give it time, and come back. ...Read more
Visual field loss: Certain conditions, i.e. glaucoma, cause loss of retinal sensitivity to portions of the peripheral vision. Macular disease affects central focusing vision. Visual field defects are usually monitored with an automated machine that measures a person's ability to see tiny spots of light in the peripheral and central vision. What we measure when a person reads a vision chart is central vision. ...Read more
I read.That hbp medicine in the future reduce your visual sense and increase your memory lost. How can I prevent these? "sorry for my english"
See below: Hpb meds work in different ways & have different side effects. Discuss your concerns with your doc so s/he can prescribe a med that will not cause either of those side effects. Eating healthy meals, maintaining weight, getting regular exercise will further preserve visual function & memory. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have learning disabilitys in math and spelling I feel if I work on my working memory it will help what r some good exorsizes tips ex. I could do?
Try Learning Rx: This is not in my area of expertise, but I am aware of a unique company called learning rx that has been very successful in helping identify areas of learning weakness and using exercises / training to improve these weaknesses. Good luck! ...Read more
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