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Really! No urban legend here, but you do have to be a pond snail.

Nevertheless the way to do it is ....


How awesome is that.

Research with trained pond snails has provided new evidence that flavonoids found in foodstuffs such as cocoa, green tea, and red wine really can boost memory. University of Calgary scientists showed that the flavonoid epicatechin found in dark chocolate improves and strengthens long-term memory in snails through a mechanism that appears to act directly on memory neurons.

Honestly, I'm impressed just with that someone managed to train pond snails.

Helical Investor

P.S. - There could be a downside for all you male pond snails that have been using chocolate to appease your mates whenever they seem upset about one thing or another. This may still work in the short term, but it could also make it so that they never forget your indiscretion.
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