BFRBs and Memory

 

   Many people have asked me how to manage the procrastination and memory problems that often come with being a student. I consider myself very well qualified to answer this question, due to personal experience. My elder sister remembers me saying as a child “I don’t have a memory, I have a forgettory.” Since chemotherapy a couple of years ago, my memory is even more of a struggle.  Nevertheless I have managed to complete my doctoral degree as well as lots of subsequent courses. Some courses, including biological psychology and cognitive psychology, have given me more information and insight into making the most of the memory I have. Try not to beat yourself up if you arrive for classes without the correct items, or if your mind goes blank in exams. Everyone can be forgetful and having tric might make you more prone to procrastination and anxiety. Cortisol (the stress hormone) shuts down memory …