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Clenching Your Fists May Provide A Memory Boost
2013-04-25 13:22:14

Having trouble putting a name to a face at the grocery store or an annual conference? A new study in PLoS ONE suggests that clenching your fist can help dredge up information from the depths of your mind.

2012-03-19 19:20:41

University of Alberta led research may have discovered how memories are encoded in our brains.


Word of the Day
abactinal
  • Pertaining to the surface or end opposite to the mouth in a radiate animal.
The word 'abactinal' comes from a Greek root meaning 'ray' and a Latin prefix meaning 'away'.
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