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10 Easy Ways To Improve Your Memory

You need this. Test your memory skills and improve your concentration, but don't forget to have fun with the new Simon Swipe.

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2. Do a few brain exercises.

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Lumosity is a mobile app designed by neuroscientists to help improve brain function with simplistic mini games. Play easy, fun games that will test your spatial memory! You can even evaluate your performance index and map your progress online.

3. Hit the gym more often.

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Aerobic exercise encourages increased blood flow to the hippocampus, which plays an important role in long- and short-term memory. The increase in brain blood flow positively impacts brain health, which in turn promises positive impacts on memory.

4. Don’t worry, be happy. :-)

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Studies show that depression causes an increase in cortisol levels in the bloodstream. Once in the brain, increased cortisol levels have been shown to diminish certain parts, chiefly the hippocampus (which is essential to memory).

6. Eat like a king.

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Foods containing omega-3s, antioxidants, and other *clutch* ingredients have been associated with positive impacts on brain health. Try berries, leafy greens, and fatty fish to turn your brain game around!

8. EMPLOY THE ~METHOD OF LOCI~.

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You can use this nifty little trick to help you remember to do certain things. It involves associating things you want to remember with specific things along your route to work, for example, or around the house.

Try adding a little color to the mix.

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Many studies have evidence to prove that color has an impact on memory performance by way of increasing attention level. Play Simon to create a stronger association with color and memory retention.

THNX 4 THE MEMS. Put your decked-out memory and concentration skills to the test with Hasbro's new Simon Swipe.