Tag Archives: short term memory

Chemo brain

Chemotherapy/radiation cancer treatments carry an average 2.1% “survival” rate over 5 years. But death isn’t the only “side effect” of chemo/radiation. Most chemo/radiation survivors report difficulties in attention, concentration, multitasking, short-term memory and in learning new material. These symptoms of … Continue reading

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Violent video game side effects?

Weighing the pros and cons of violent video games: In order to play today’s video battle games a player must make fast-paced decisions. These decisions actually boost the player’s visual skills but the cost of this “ability” is very high. … Continue reading

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Sleeping for the memories

Did you know that lack of sleep brings on memory problems? This is especially true in seniors. Berkeley neuroscientists have found that certain brain waves generated during the deep, restorative sleep plays a key role in transporting memories from the … Continue reading

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