Listen to this episode

Brain Research and Memory

Air Date: 01/24/13 <!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:OfficeDocumentSettings> <o:AllowPNG /> </o:OfficeDocumentSettings> </xml><![endif]--> Brain research tells us a lot more today about how to help us remember something.  It's easier to remmeber things if we make a mental picture.  We have learned that abstract ideas are tougher to remember than concrete data.  Simply reading about something isn't as effective as watching someone else do something and then do it yourself.   Most importantly is the effect memory has in a relationship.  Woman are better at remembering the emotional context of situations better than men.  And these situations can lead to stress.  Although we know how to facilitate memory we don't know how to make a man's brain work more like a woman's.  Hear more on this week's edition of Relationships with Dr. Rebecca Jankovich.