Do you find yourself not remembering where you put your phone? (Been there.) Or blanking on the name of the cafe in Friends?(Central Perk!) Author and neuroscientist Lisa Genova tells you which memory blips to shrug off and when you may want to talk to your doctor.
Struggling to recall something? You may not have a memory problem — just an attention problem
Turns out, your memory isn’t a like video camera, recording a constant stream of every sight and sound you’re exposed to. In fact, you can only capture and retain what you pay attention to. Author and neuroscientist Lisa Genova explains.
We should all feel empowered to take steps to keep our brains and bodies healthy, says neuroscientist and novelist Lisa Genova.