Paul's latest book is Origins: How the Nine Months Before Birth Shape the Rest of Our Lives.

Annie Murphy Paul

Annie Murphy Paul is the author of Origins and the forthcoming book Brilliant: The New Science of Smart. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, the New York Times Book Review, Discover and Health.

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Need to Remember Something? Make It Rhyme

Medical students have long used rhymes and songs to help them master vast quantities of information, and we’ve just gotten fresh evidence of how effective this strategy can be. A young British doctor, Tapas Mukherjee of Glenfield Hospital in Leicester, was distressed by a survey showing that 55% of nurses and doctors at Glenfield were …

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