This week’s memorable cross-nostrils study of the week is: “Working Memory Across Nostrils,” Yaara Yeshurun, Yadin Dudai, and Noam Sobel, Behavioral Neuroscience, vol.122, 2008, pp.1031-1037. BONUS: Sobel did the blindfolded-humans-follow-a-chocolate-small-trail experiment pictured here]. He is also the inventor of the nose-controlled electric wheelchair. BONUS: Yudai performed the snakes-in-an-MRI experiment.
How to deliberately remember lots of info? Here are two immodest masters of the game, telling how they do it. Both use variations on the time-honored method: associate each thing to be remembered with something colorful. Shannon Schunicht’s web site explains: While in the Army, Mr. Schunicht was involved in a mid-air collision rendering him […]
In this video, Jacques Benveniste, the first person to be awarded more than one Ig Nobel Prize, explains his technology. His first Ig, in 1991, was for his persistent discovery that water, H2O, is an intelligent liquid, and for demonstrating to his satisfaction that water is able to remember events long after all trace of […]