Memory: Why does it fail and how can we improve it?

Instructor: Rob Winningham
Product ID: 700471
  • Duration: 60 Min

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This HR Compliance training will draw upon the latest advanced in cognitive psychology and neuroscience and anyone who wants to maintain their peak performance and maximize their memory and cognitive ability.

People are living longer and more productive lives due, in part, to advances in healthcare and medicine. However, many people experience memory problems that negatively affect their ability to do and accomplish what they want. In this presentation we will discuss common memory problems, why they occur, and how they can be avoided. We will discuss how middle aged and older adults need to make some conscious behavioral and cognitive changes to overcome normal age-related changes to their memory ability. We will also discuss 25 ways to improve everyday memory performance. This presentation will draw upon the latest advanced in cognitive psychology and neuroscience.

Areas Covered in the seminar:

  • How does memory change during middle and late adulthood?
  • What type of memory problems become more common as we age?
  • What type of memory ability appears resistant to aging?
  • How can we improve our ability to make new memories for events and things we need to do in the future?
  • Do mnemonics or memory tricks help very much?
  • How can we increase our ability to focus and pay attention?
  • How can diet and exercise help improve our memory and prevent the likelihood of having serious memory problems in the future?

Who Will Benefit:

This webinar will provide valuable information for anyone who wants to maintain their peak performance and maximize their memory and cognitive ability. The information will also help middle age and older adults maintain their competitive edge in the workplace.

Instructor Profile:

Rob Winningham, received his Ph.D. in Neuroscience from Baylor University. He is a tenured member of the Psychology Division at Western Oregon University where he teaches courses such as Cognitive Psychology, Learning and Memory for Instructors, Developmental Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience: Geriatrics, Sensation & Perception, and Theories of Learning. Rob has been studying applied memory issues for 15 years. Most recently he has been researching and designing cognitive enhancement programs for older adults. In addition, he has helped develop novel approaches to increase the efficacy of physical and occupational therapy. He was named the graduate student of the year at Baylor University in 1999 and has been named to Who's Who in America and Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare. Recently, he received the 2005 Mario and Alma Pastega Award for Excellence in Research, which is Western Oregon University’s highest award given to faculty for scholarship. In addition to publishing in the area of human memory, Dr. Winningham has made many television and radio appearances. He has also given well over 150 invited presentations about memory and aging at various conferences and workshops in the past few years.

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