When hearing new information, do something with your hands and you'll remember it better. A recent brain-scan study reported in the journal Nature Neuroscience reveals that making gestures as you're listening heightens activity in the brain's memory center, and turns on whole swaths of other cells that wouldn't otherwise be involved, significantly improving recall.
May 16 issue of Woman's World magazine.
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I learned that I am in control. I decide what happens to my body. My negative thoughts create a negative image of myself, and make me overeat. But thinking positive, believing in myself, and the continual telling of myself that I CAN DO IT makes me believe that I CAN. And I AM!!!!!!104
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