Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: Are you drinking your sugar intake? > Health-in-Motion 31 August 2017 What makes some memories particularly memorable? What makes some memories particularly memorable? According to psychologist Per Sederberg, it’s their slightly peculiar nature. "You have to build a memory on the scaffolding of what you already know, but then you have to violate the expectations somewhat. It has to be a little bit weird," he explains. Another way to long-lasting memories is to form associations with other recollections and link them to each other in multiple ways. Sederberg notes that the most unforgettable moments are ones that occur in a familiar context, but somehow violate the ordinary. 0 More: Daily Dose: Are you drinking your sugar intake?Health-in-Motion advertisement Other news Fitness 4 reasons your muscles are cramping up Parenting Things you shouldn't say to someone who stutters Sex This is exactly how long the sex ‘afterglow’ lasts, according to science Sex The 10 worst things that could happen to your penis Sex This is how having sex actually makes your brain smarter Fitness Sex, love and bicycles 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.