How we walk affects what we remember…?

Let’s say you tell two friends to bring a list of things from the market. The list contains things they like and things they dislike. When you see them walking back, one is walking with a tall posture, slightly bouncy and a good arm swing, while the other is walking slumped, swaying sideways with minimal arm swing. Which one is more likely to have … [Read more...]

Is it time the memory worked again?

I was reading Valery Legrain’s blog and it caused me to reflect on what sort of daily use I give my working memory. Have I needed to mentally rehearse a phone number while dialling it? No, my phone dials whoever I ask it to. Have I bothered to calculate the amount of change I’m going to get at the checkout because the young assistant looks like … [Read more...]