Will taking a photograph help you to remember?

Will taking a photograph help you to remember?

Do you come back from holiday with your camera loaded with photographs?  You will remember everything, right? WRONG! Research says that sometimes taking a photograph makes it harder to remember a great view or experience. Why is this? Is it because we give less...
Sugar-free – and Happy!

Sugar-free – and Happy!

My journey started last century, when as a young lad in my 20’s and flatting, I made my first Muesli. The interest in good food gained momentum in the 1970s when my wife and I started experimenting with diet to see what effect it had on running marathons.   The quest...
How can I find that word?

How can I find that word?

Has this ever happened to you? You go to say something – everyone’s quiet, waiting for you AND. the WORD you want. VANISHES! It’s on the tip of your tongue ….. But it’s gone. You laugh and everyone forgives you but you HATE that happening Because it is a sign of...
It’s On The Tip Of My Tongue.

It’s On The Tip Of My Tongue.

A family meal was in progress and there was lively discussion about the latest neighbourhood scandal. Forty-something, Ben J. had taken off with the 18 year-old babysitter. Hilarity prevailed as one after the other of us imagined what might become of the odd couple....
Memory: The Human Brain’s Greatest Mystery.

Memory: The Human Brain’s Greatest Mystery.

From birth through to death your brain will file away enormous amounts of information: facts, faces, sounds, names, and events along with the emotions that are tied to them. Your ability to create new memories, store them, and recall them when they are needed allows...