Tag Archives: Memory

Will you remember this post tomorrow?

Forgetting is normal. Actually, in most situations forgetting is the rule; remembering is the exception. Will you remember this post tomorrow? I hope you will, but most likely a fear you won’t. Let me tell you why. A German psychologist named Hermann Ebbinghaus started experimenting with memory┬áin the 1800s. He developed an experiment in which […]

The Information Processing System

Whenever we are exposed to new information we have two options: disregard the information or keep it. If the brain decides to keep it, the information will be encoded and placed into the short-term memory (STM). After it arrives to the STM it must be transformed and manipulated if we want to keep it in […]

How sharp is the grown-up brain?

The number of adults returning to college or starting a degree for the first time is in steady growth. One of the biggest concerns of those adult learners is whether or not their brains are as sharp as they were in adolescence or early adulthood. Would I be able to learn and succeed in college […]