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Saturday, May 14, 2011

Too Much Laugh Can Lower Your Memory

Do you ever feel as a forgetful person when in the midst of a party full of excitement? For example when you exchange phone numbers with old friends at an event full of laughter, If you do not record often forget as soon as arrive home.

In a study shows, that when people laugh or in a happy mood then the memory of it will decline.

Another case when a math teacher who sternly told her students memorize multiplication arithmetic. A tense silence sometimes it makes the mind sharper, making them easier to memorize the multiplication of 1 to 100.


Research conducted by Dr. Elizabeth Martin of the University of Missouri shows that positive emotions such as joy and pleasure instead reduce the ability to remember for a moment. However, negative emotions did not automatically improve memory.

In the experiments done, Dr Martin involve a number of volunteers who were divided into 2 groups. One group was shown some funny videos, while another group was shown a video tutorial that is sure boring tile installation.

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