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I Forgot to Pick Up the Milk: Some Surprising Findings on Memory and Aging, and Strategies for Improving Memory

Thursday, December 9, 2010 @ 1:00 PM-3:00 PM

Seminar and book signing

Featured Speaker: Mark McDaniel, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology in Arts & Sciences, Washington University in St. Louis and author, Prospective Memory and Memory Fitness: A Guide for Successful Aging

A forgotten telephone number, a familiar face and a name you can’t recall, remembering to pay a due bill, or pick up bread on the way home, remembering the way home– do I remember the way home? Memory is central to our daily lives. Lapses in memory can be distressing, and some– potentially alarming. Do all adults experience memory difficulties as they age? What is the difference between normal memory change and the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease? Is it possible to stem, or even reverse memory decline? Washington University psychologist and memory expert, Dr. Mark McDaniel provides insight into what the scientific research suggests will happen to our memory capabilities as we age, explores the memory challenges we all face as we grow older, and offers the layperson suggestions and strategies for improving memory.

Don’t forget to join us for a fascinating look at memory and aging!
Copies of Memory Fitness: A Guide for Successful Aging, are available.

To be held at:
OASIS at the Center of Clayton
50 Gay Avenue, Clayton, MO 63105

FREE to the first 10 registrants, $9 per person thereafter. OPEN to ALL. Space is limited.

To register call 314-533-8586 or e-mail rsvp@academyofsciencestl.org

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Date:
Thursday, December 9, 2010
Time:
1:00 PM-3:00 PM
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