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Still Waters

Clenching fists 'can improve memory'

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Still Waters

Memory can be improved simply by clenching the fists, a study suggests.

Clenching the right hand for 90 seconds helps in memory formation, while the same movement in the left improves memory recall, say US psychologists.

http://www.bbc.co.uk...health-22270716

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Ashotep

I guess I need to make a fist more often but refrain from using it.

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freetoroam

I am left handed.

Clenching right fist and can`t remember why!

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Frank Merton

You are on a roll, Freetoroam.

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freetoroam

You are on a roll, Freetoroam.

Yep, but same may say a spam roll. :blush:

Slowing down now.

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ExpandMyMind

Of course, and this is why boxers are about as bright as midnight, eh?

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Abramelin

Memory can be improved simply by clenching the fists, a study suggests.

Clenching the right hand for 90 seconds helps in memory formation, while the same movement in the left improves memory recall, say US psychologists.

http://www.bbc.co.uk...health-22270716

Maybe it has something to do with this:

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seeder

Of course, and this is why boxers are about as bright as midnight, eh?

haha yeh I can see your point, even tho Im an ex boxer... :tu:

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ancient astronaut

I usually clench my fist when I am waiving at someone.

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Mr Right Wing

Memory can be improved simply by clenching the fists, a study suggests.

Clenching the right hand for 90 seconds helps in memory formation, while the same movement in the left improves memory recall, say US psychologists.

http://www.bbc.co.uk...health-22270716

Two minutes of hoping between legs each day does something similar.

The motor/coordination cells in your brain rewire themselves into your memory circuits allowing you to hop between legs better. It takes about two weeks to see gains but leads to an increased ability to remember.

If you try remembering numbers at the start you'll find you can only remember about six. Afterwards you'll be able to remember 15+

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pallidin

No wonder I remember my-ex when I clench my fist. :w00t:

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stevemagegod

Interesting. So i guess people who get into fights a lot remember when they got there ass kicked, and when they did the ass kicking.

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csspwns

Interesting. So i guess people who get into fights a lot remember when they got there ass kicked, and when they did the ass kicking.

You know profanity gets you banned right? :su

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JonK

i've just happened to begin clinching my fists (to make my wrists stronger) about 1 or 2 weeks ago from now.

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Frank Merton

The Vietnamese theory of learning is lots and lots of rote memorization. We get good at it, and I can remember paragraphs of stuff I memorized in my teens, but which in the present political system I should try to forget.

It's a debate: the ability to quickly memorize large amounts of stuff is sometimes but not very often useful, and almost none of the stuff I memorized is useful at all, except of course the times tables, oh, and that the capital of Brazil is Rio de Janerio, but then they changed that, didn't they?

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FlyingAngel

It's the power of suggestion. People who clench fist memorize faster because they are told clenching fist would make it better. It's like telling a patient to take a pill so he will recover faster when it's actually just a placebo pill-like piece of sugar

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Eldorado

Tell it to Muhammad Ali et al. :(

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