Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: Are you drinking your sugar intake? > Health-in-Motion 28 September 2017 How the brain finds the most appropriate word for us to use Once we’ve learned to speak as children, talking feels like the easiest thing in the world to most of us. But exactly how the brain finds the most appropriate word for us to say next from a wide variety of possible options is a surprisingly poorly understood process. A new study suggests that a number of overlapping sections of the brain operate in unison to help us recollect the best word for any given situation from memory. Quite an achievement, considering that most adults have around 100,000 words in their vocabulary. 0 More: Daily Dose: Are you drinking your sugar intake?Health-in-Motion advertisement Other news Medical New test may soon be available for diagnosing TB in kids Medical What happens to my body during an allergic reaction? Fitness The fastest way to build cycling endurance Fitness 30-minute weight-loss workouts for runners Medical Selective hearing: how humans focus on what they want to hear Fitness 7 ways to sabotage your race before it even starts From our sponsors R2000 Skin Renewal online store voucher up for grabs! Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know 8 strategies for treating both your bladder problems and your depression Live healthier Don't even bother » SEE: When you cough, this is what happens to your body LISTEN: Can you spot the smoker’s cough? 7 cough remedies that definitely don’t work A chronic cough can be the bane of your life. Here are seven cough remedies you shouldn't waste your time with. Be in the know! » How to manage sensitive teeth 5 ways runners mess up their teeth Oral health basics: what you need to know Dr Simon Reeves talks us through the importance of oral health basics. Here’s how to care for your teeth properly.