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Do we lose memories forever

Do We Lose Memories Forever?

How many times has this happened to you? You are out with friends exchanging stories about your childhood when someone tells a story about you. For a second, you think they are playing a joke on you. “Did that really happen?” you ask yourself, pausing as you wish you could remember the memory on your […]

The Four Things That Happen to Our Minds When We Read

The Four Things That Happen to Our Minds When We Read

When was the last time you sat down and enjoyed a good novel? A novel that hooked you in and you felt that you benefited from it, and not just in the usual sense. Reading has an amazing effect on the brain other than keeping you entertained and educated. When you read a book, either […]

How Big Can A Single Memory Palace Be?

How Big Can A Single Memory Palace Be?

Joshua Foer, the author of the book Moonwalking with Einstein, once said, “When information goes ‘in one ear and out the other,’ it’s often because it doesn’t have anything to stick to.” As researchers learn more about the brain and how it stores information, the more frequently you’ll hear it referred to as a muscle. That’s […]

best moms in literature

Seven Of The Best Moms In Literature

Mother’s day is this Sunday! We want to celebrate all the moms in the literary world who have taught us valuable lessons over the years. Sometimes a mother’s love will surprise you. It comes as hugs, hardheadedness, emotionless, and criticisms. No matter what form it comes across, it all comes in as caring and nurturing. […]

5 Ways To Maximize Your Memory

5 Ways To Maximize Your Memory

It’s always interesting when you can recite lines from your favorite TV show to friends, but forget a coworker’s name, a phone number for a new client, or information for final exams. Forgetting crucial information is something that we all experience. Scientists believe that there is a physical process on a molecular level that works […]