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Nothing Memorable About Memory Supplements

16 Feb 2024

This article was first published in the Montreal Gazette.

An Ancient Memory Technique Still Puzzles Scientists

12 Jan 2024

Spend enough time watching fictional geniuses on television and you will undoubtedly see the trope of the mind palace. Brainiacs, we are told, have mind palaces, ornate libraries that live solely...

Step Right Up! Essential Oils Boost Your Memory (Maybe Not)!

25 Aug 2023

As we get older, our memory declines. What if I told you there was now a “simple” and “easy” successful method to boost your memory, the result of research from genuine scientists at a university...

Your Tongue Knows How the World Feels

11 Aug 2023

“Your tongue knows what everything feels like.” This phrase has 27.6M hits on TikTok, leaving people with their tongues hanging out and brows furrowed. Of course, we know the texture of our morning...

Digital Amnesia Has Been Exaggerated

24 Feb 2023

Do you know your best friend’s phone number? In the 1990s, I had my best friend’s phone number memorized, and I’m pretty sure I remembered it just now after thinking about it for a minute. But the...

I Thought of a Good Title for This…But Now I can’t Remember What it Was

1 Feb 2023

I don’t know how many times I’ve used the expression, “I would rather stick rusty needles in my eyeballs.” Like in answer to the question, “would you like to donate to Joe Mercola’s defense fund...

An Alzheimer’s breakthrough? Hardly.

12 Jun 2021

Alzheimer’s is a terrifying disease. Since no new medications for this condition have been introduced for about two decades, it is certainly understandable that any new drug that receives...

Alien Encounters

2 Jun 2021

Let’s play the word association game. “Little green men.”

Tips for Better Thinking: Not-So-Total Recall

16 Feb 2021

How many eggs did you consume last month? For some, the answer is quick and easy: zero. But for those of us who consume eggs regularly but not according to a fixed schedule, answering this question...


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