Posts Categorized: Memory

And you think you have a ‘bad memory’…

So many believe they have a ‘bad memory’ when they don’t. All they need is a bit of understanding of how the memory works and guidance on how to get the most out of it. But the memory is an extremely complex cognitive function and damage to certain parts of the brain can trigger rather… Read more »

A little English vocabulary and surprising British cuisine

Rebecca B. won a weekend for two in London thanks to her participation in our scientific study carried out in 2015 with the Human and Artificial Cognitions Laboratory of Paris X University. She shares advice for retaining vocabulary and her surprising discoveries in British cuisine. How did you practice your English during the weekend? …… Read more »

Ordinary people, ordinary minds, extraordinary memorisation

It is no accident that basketballers are typically very tall. Even without the drugs, Lance Armstrong had an advantage with an extra-large heart (literally), a useful asset for great endurance. The physical attributes that sport athletes are born with make a huge difference. This is not the same when it comes to the mind. Ordinary… Read more »