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Ice, Ice, Maybe? The art of remembering and forgetting, from a roundworm’s ice bath

Ice, Ice, Maybe? The art of remembering and forgetting, from a roundworm’s ice bath

Love an ice bath? So do roundworms – because they can remember that they’ve just had one. The storing of memory is a complex phenomenon, but a recent study has found that roundworms can delay their forgetting of their memory if they’re placed on ice
Boys can cry, and girls can game

Boys can cry, and girls can game

Let’s smash Yorkie bars’ “Not for girls” motto, and indulge in some physical games which defined the 2000s and 2010s gaming landscape
Your Brain: The Invisible Magician

Your Brain: The Invisible Magician

Chloe Tenn explores the tricks our minds play on us – sometimes when we least expect it
Review: Beneath These Tarmac Cracks

Review: Beneath These Tarmac Cracks

Ella Marsden reviews Beneath These Tarmac Cracks premiering as part of Salford’s Not Quite Light Festival
Single-sex schools will make us single-minded

Single-sex schools will make us single-minded

Maurits Bekkers argues that the logic behind teaching the supposedly differently wired brains of boys and girls in single-sex schools ignores that there is more to gain from school than academic achievement

Become a master of memory within weeks

A new memorising technique has revealed that we may all have the capability to become a ‘genius’

Nobel Prize for Literature Winner 2014: Patrick Modiano

Books editor Alister Pearson looks at this year’s Nobel Prize for Literature winner, Patrick Modiano, and how a man who is barely known outside his native country France managed to win the much revered prize

Turner Prize 2013: Yiadom-Boakye

In the run up to the Turner Prize being announced on December 2nd, The Mancunion Arts & Culture brings you introductions to the four 2013 nominees.This week Matilda Roberts introduces Lynette Yiadom-Boakye…