TV Said to Hamper Memory

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Here are some keys — if you can remember them — to a better memory. Do crossword puzzles, read fiction, avoid heavy drinking and, most of all, turn off the TV. That's according to a survey of 30,000 people in Australia. Researchers found that those who watch TV less than an hour a day have the strongest memories.

RENEE MONTAGNE, host:

Good Morning, I'm Renee Montagne with some keys - if you can remember them - to a better memory. Do Crossword puzzles, read fiction, avoid heavy drinking, and most of all, turn off the TV. That's according to a survey of 30,000 people in Australia. Researchers found those who watch TV less than an hour a day have the strongest memories. Oh, and if you eat fish once a week, you do better at remembering that shopping list.

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