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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.


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swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.