Happy Memories

Kid having fun on the beach shore

Remember the happiest day of your life? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science, saying you probably remember a LOT about it! Could positivity be the key to keeping our memories fresh? Emily Hittner and colleagues put their minds to it. They recruited a thousand people

Continue reading

Baby Feels

A little boy smiling with an open mouth

  My grandma used to say: ’A chubby baby means a happy baby’. But is that true? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science. Meet Louis Schmidt and colleagues from McMaster University in Canada. They recorded the incomes from families whose babies were born underweight. About

Continue reading

World Smiles Back

Close up photo of a women's smile and dark hair

  Smile, and the world smiles back? This is Sandra Tsing Loh with the Loh Down on Science, saying… Cheer up! You look so much better when flaunting those pearly whites. But does smiling REALLY lift our spirits? Fernando Marmolejo-Ramos from the University of South Australia and colleagues wondered. Does

Continue reading