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Musical cues can trigger specific types of memories

By: Carly Raffiek | Friday, March 03, 2017 - 07:30 AM
Musical cues can trigger specific types of memories

A new study from McGill University has explored the way in which the music we listen to triggers autobiographical memories. Researchers discovered that musical cues can cause happier memories to come forward much faster than sad, scary, or peaceful ones,… Read More

Nostalgia may help smokers quit

By: Emily Lunardo | Monday, February 20, 2017 - 07:00 AM
Nostalgia help smokers quit

Anti-smoking public service announcements that utilize fear and guilt to convince smokers to quit may be less effective than softer, nostalgia-based announcements, according to a new study from Michigan State University. The use of nostalgia-evoking imagery and content is often… Read More