Keep your memory and mind sharp at every age with these brain-boosting strategies.
Your brain is more receptive to new information if it receives it in batches, say neuroscientists at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory in New York. Called interval learning, studying this way allows long-term memories to form.
Think about spacing out your study sessions when you are trying to learn something new. Do the activity or read for as long as you like, but take at least a 40-minute break before diving back in.