Improving Memory

By Emmi Moore

Technique 1

Try something new! Giving your brain a workout can help keep it at top shape and helps you remember more, too. Some examples of how you could do this in your life are; learning a new language, doing art, or learning how to play a new instrument
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Technique 2

Exercise your body! Exercise helps your brain stay in shape by increasing oxygen flow and reduces you risk for many disorders that lead to memory loss, like diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Exercise can also help produce helpful chemicals in your brain and reduces stress hormones. Some examples of this are; Go for some walks and runs, or join a sport
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Technique 3

Get plenty of sleep! Over 95% of adults need between 7.5 and 9 hour of sleep to avoid sleep deprivation. Sleep is necessary for memory, so catch up on your sleep! To get more sleep, try to cut back on caffeine, avoid screens 1 hour before bed, and develop a normal sleep schedule.
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Technique 4

Don't stress! Stress causes damade to the hippocampus, the part of your brain that holds memories. Minimize stress by setting realistic expectations and taking breaks throughout the day.