National Memory Day
It’s National Memory Day! It’s National Memory Day, yes! It can sometimes be difficult to remember.
Many people believe they are born with bad memories. However, research has shown that the brain’s memory can be trained and stretched just like the body. There are many ways to improve your memories.
National Memory Day, which falls in line with the start of spring, might be the perfect day for you to remember the incredible gift of memory. To make sure you don’t forget this day, tie a string around your finger if you feel like you might forget.
Human memory research dates back to at least 2000 years. Aristotle, a philosopher believed that humans were born with a mind as a blank slate. Human memories are imprinted on their minds in a similar way to wax impressions. This philosophy is more in line with the “nature” side of the “nature-vs.-nurture” debate. Since then, scientists have tried to understand memory.
It is difficult to understand the brain, which is complex and mysterious. Modern technology has made it possible to understand the memory processes better. According to a study, the brain has three memory processes: storage, retrieval, and encoding. All three of these processes must be functioning well in order for you to recall your memories.
Although it may seem unbelievable that this happens so young, scientific research has shown us that the first memories of human development start in the womb before the baby is born. Although the human memory capacity is almost infinite, most people can’t recall any memories from before the age of 3-4. Scientists believe that it is not that memories aren‚Äôt there; it’s just that they aren‚Äôt able to be recalled.
National Memory Day is a great time to have fun with memory-related activities and to think about someone who may be struggling with memory.
If you are willing to put in the extra effort and plan ahead, National Memory Day can be an enjoyable day. These are some clever and entertaining ways to celebrate the day:
A lack of sleep is an important factor in sharp memories. Healthy sleep habits lead to better ability to store and retrieve long-term memories.
If you have trouble sleeping, you can try to improve your sleep hygiene habits by reducing caffeine intake, turning off electronic devices an hour before bedtime, reading boring books, and going to bed/waking-up at the same time each day.
This animated movie is a spinoff from Finding Nemo. It stars Ellen Degeneres, who voices Dory, Nemo‚Äôs memory-impaired friend. Dory, the blue-eyed, forgetful tang fish, can only focus on her thoughts for about 10 seconds before she must start over.
She does know that her parents separated her from when she was younger. Dory set off with her friends Nemo, Marlin and Marlin on an adventure to locate her parents and finally free them from captivity. It’s a wonderful look at friendship, perseverance, and forgetfulness, even when it gets in the way.
Enjoy the day with the people you love and do the things you love. Keep a record of it for future reference. It can be fun to create a scrapbook or memory book to record the day.
A time capsule is a way for people who want to look back at the past and plan to make it permanent. It should be filled with things that reflect the current season of your life, what is important or interesting about it, and friends and family who are part of your life. Place it in a designated place. You can choose a date in the future (10 or 20 years hence) when you will be able to dig it up. It will be amazing to look back at the memories.
You can share a few songs from the memory on a Spotify playlist to make it a music track for your family, friends, and coworkers.
You can test your memory skills by playing one of the online brain games. You can also create your own test at work by closing your eyes and trying to recall all the items on your colleague‚Äôs desk.
What about trying to recall the lyrics from your childhood TV show’s theme song? Experts say that just doing a crossword or sudoku puzzle every day can keep your brain sharp and help you remember things.
Some foods have been shown to improve memory and brainpower. You can try new recipes and order these ingredients in food.
Ginkgo Biloba, although not a food, is a supplement that can slow down or prevent memory loss, memory problems and other mild cognitive impairments.
A more serious note: It is not difficult to see how devastating Alzheimer’s and other forms dementia can be for both the sufferer and their loved ones. You can mark this day by giving to one of these great charities.
One of the many organizations that aid with this challenging illness is The Alzheimer’s Foundation. It offers a memory screening program, tests, caregiving resources and scholarships to people with the disease, as well as support for their caregivers and families.
It might also be a good idea to visit someone with memory loss. You may not be able to recall it but they will remember it and you’ll make your world a better place.