Tag: memory

Struggling to recall choreography? Have some chocolate!

A study partially funded Mars candy company suggests chocolate may help preserve memory skills. Trick-or-treat! Great news for you chocoholics. In a recent experiment, 50- to 69-year-olds who consumed cocoa flavanols over the course of three months significantly improved their performance on pattern recognition memory tests. The results suggest that consuming dark chocolate may improve […]

Coffee for Choreography

In addition to other health benefits, coffee could aid your memory, which—for dance teachers and students alike—cannot be underrated. In a recent study, participants looked at a set of pictures, then some were given caffeine pills. The next day, they saw more pictures and were asked if images were the same, different or different but similar to […]