NPR has a story about studies that suggest that coffee can help prevent Alzheimer’s?. It’s not a slam dunk. The story examines how tricky it is to interpret such results. Me? I’m not taking any chances. I’m brewing more coffee – as soon as I figure out where I left my mug.
NPR had a fascinating piece about how our word choices contain clues to our state of mind. It started with a computer analysis of Agatha Christie’s writing. As she grew older, her vocabulary shrunk and grew simpler. Researchers theorized she was suffering from dementia. Although there was never confirmation or proof. It was a theory. […]