Why can’t I remember young people?

Why can’t I remember young people?

Dr Allison Lamont answers this common common query. I have no trouble with people my own age! Of course, I’m an ‘oldie’ …….. One of the exciting aspects of our wonderful brain is its ability to adapt to the tasks we need it to do. Growing new brain...
Why can’t I remember young people?

Do The Chasers have Photographic Memory?

Dr Allison Lamont answers this common common query. Do the Quizzers on ‘The Chase’ have photographic memory? We are often amazed by the way the Chasers can answer questions so quickly. We envy their quickness of mind! But is it true that they have a...

Rima Abdulawab – Brainfit® Coach in Christchurch.

In November, Rima Abdulwahab of Christchurch became an Accredited Brainfit® Coach. Here Rima reflects on her course of study: “Everything was very interesting I was believing like many people that forgetfulness is part of getting old but what I studied in this...
Which medications affect memory?

Which medications affect memory?

A reader writes: ‘Can medication affect memory?’ We asked Dr Allison Lamont, PhD, memory expert, what the research says.    Reader, this is a very interesting question. And the answer is still being explored by researchers. In the past, doctors often...
Are Neurons Lost with Ageing?

Are Neurons Lost with Ageing?

A reader writes: ‘I’ve been told that I lose brain neurons every year I get older. Is this true?’ We asked Dr Allison Lamont, PhD, memory expert, what the research says.    Reader, this is one of the biggest brain myths! For years we have been...