Want an excuse to step away from your desk and grab a Diet Coke/cup of tea/soy latte? Well, here’s a good one: According to recent research from Johns Hopkins, caffeine helps enhance long-term memory.
As writer Martha Frankel narrated family photos for her partially blind mother, she saw more through her mom’s eyes.
In every family photo taken of me before I’m 15, someone is holding my arms behind my back, as if I might bolt, as if I might float off into the ether if they weren’t tethering me to the earth. Usually it was my mother, but in a few of the photos it was my sister Helene, and in one, my father.