Are you good remembering things? Can you remember a long list English vocabulary quickly and easily? If the answer to these two questions is 'no,' help may be hand. A new study says pretty much anyone can have an upgraded memory if they train their brain. Scientists say that we can train our brain to be a "memory athlete" just like athletes train to be champions. Neuroscientist Martin Dresler wrote the journal "Neuron" that just six weeks brain training can turn people average memories people an incredible ability to remember things. Dr Dresler even suggested people could train their brain to enter the World Memory Championships that are held March every year.
Dr Dresler compared MRI scans the brains of 23 the world's top 50 memory champions the brains "normal" people. He said: "We were interested what differentiates memory champions normal people, like you and me." He was surprised to find no differences. This made him believe we can all become memory athletes the right training. Dresler found that 40 days daily 30-minute training sessions using a memory technique called mnemonics more than doubled a person's memory capacity. Mnemonics is an ancient memory device that helps people remember things, especially list form. Who knows? It could help you those words your next vocabulary test.