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What this goes to show is that certain associations and memories from our childhood are resilient enough to survive even the most debilitating of brain traumas. When I first heard about this amazing CEW programme, it confirmed a suspicion I’d had for a long time, namely, that most of our adult tastes and preferences – whether for food, drink, clothes, shoes, cosmetics, shampoos or anything else – are actually rooted in our early childhood. After all, if a childhood love for the smell of strawberry can survive a serious stroke, the preference must be pretty deeply ingrained, mustn’t it?


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