Better memory: Use these simple tricks to help you remember

Published: August, 2013

These proven strategies will help you lock onto names and faces
and stop forgetting where you put your keys and wallet

The lost-keys-and-wallet scenario—it's a classic. You walk in the door, toss your things somewhere without thinking, and moments later the location vanishes from memory. Recalling the location of possessions in your home, along with remembering names and faces, are two of the most common memory tasks that get a little slippery with aging.

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