Having trouble remembering new names at parties? Try using a person’s name a few times in conversation to help it sink in. As an added benefit the other person will like you more since we all have a predisposition to enjoying hearing our own names. Just don’t over do it!
“People who interacted the most with family, friends and other people were less likely to show a decline in memory. This protective effect was particularly strong among the people who were most at risk for dementia…”—Brain Medicine—Reach Out And Touch Someone
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