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How to maintain, or even improve, your memory as you age?

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SHAFAQNA- As you age, some slowdown in memory and processing is to be expected. That can mean a forgotten birthday, an accidentally retold story, a temporarily misplaced wallet. Such run-of-the-mill forgetfulness may increase over the…

Abnormal increase in hippocampal activity impairs memory and attention

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SHAFAQNA- Neurons in the brain interact by sending each other chemical messages, so-called neurotransmitters. Gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) is the most common inhibitory neurotransmitter, which is important to restrain neural activity, preventing…

British Girl Memorizes Entire Quran at 7

SHAFAQNA- A seven-year-old British Muslim girl has managed to learn the entire Quran by heart. Maria began memorizing the holy book at the age of five and within two years, she has learned it all. The holy Quran has 114 chapters and…