Fearful Fromage

We wish to carry out a test To find which food I most detest? Edam is good. Do you agree? Please take that cheese away from me!   And what of these cured meats and fish. They look like a delightful dish. You really find Gruyere beastly? Please take that cheese away from me!   … Read more

Bird Brained

How can we say our brains evolved to read? When we have only just begun to write; There must be something built into our sight, That we recycle when we find the need.   By training sets of pigeons with just feed, We taught them how to pick words that are right; How can we … Read more

Sweet Learning

Poor learners really aren’t to blame, They cannot switch what’s in their brain; The hippocampus is at fault, For making their connections halt.   It’s proteins that we must disdain, Poor learners really aren’t to blame; C-R-E-B and GABRA5, Determine if recall can thrive.   If one is high and one is low, Then learning … Read more

A New Old Memory

Now open your eyes to see an old face, An old face that somehow seems new. Straight to the point, and yet without a map To guide you away from dead ends.   An old face that somehow seems new Caught in a mirror to reflect your thoughts, To guide you away from dead ends, Which … Read more

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