Cognitive Neuropsychology of Deja Vu

    By Chris Moulin

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    Deja vu is one of the most complex and subjective of all memory phenomena. It is an infrequent and striking mental experience, where the feeling of familiarity is combined with the knowledge that this feeling is false. While until recently it was an aspect of memory largely overlooked by mainstream...

    Patient H.M.

    By Luke Dittrich

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    In the summer of 1953, maverick neurosurgeon William Beecher Scoville performed a groundbreaking operation on an epileptic patient named Henry Molaison. Dittrich's investigation confronts unsettling family secrets and reveals the dark roots of modern neuroscience, raising troubling questions that echo into the present day.

    Memory and Miscarriages of Justice

    By Martin Conway

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    Memory is often the primary evidence in the courtroom, yet unfortunately this evidence may not be fit for purpose. This is because memory is both fallible and malleable; it is possible to forget and also to falsely remember things which never happened. The legal system has been slow to adapt...

    Collective Remembering

    By Ludmila Isurin

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    Focusing on a case study of Russian collective past, this interdisciplinary study brings together historical, anthropological, and psychological approaches to show how collective memory is constructed by official producers and consumed by group members, and how individual memory affects the construction of collective memory in current and former group members.

    In Praise of Forgetting

    By David Rieff

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    A leading contrarian thinker explores the ethical paradox at the heart of history's wounds The conventional wisdom about historical memory is summed up in George Santayana's celebrated phrase, "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it." Today, the consensus that it is moral to remember, immoral to...

    False and Distorted Memories

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    Our memories shape how we think about the past, how we plan for the future, and how we think about ourselves. Yet our memories are also constantly being reinvented: we often remember our experiences differently from how they truly happened, and can even remember experiences that never happened at all....

    Mechanisms of Sensory Working Memory

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    Mechanisms of Sensory Working Memory: Attention and Performance XXV provides an update on research surrounding the memory processes that are crucial for many facets of cognitive processing and experience, with new coverage of emerging areas of study, including a new understanding of working memory for features of stimuli devoid of...

    Memory Illusion

    By Julia Shaw

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    Think you have a good memory? Think again. Memories are our most cherished possessions. They make us who we are. And yet the truth is they are far from being the accurate record of the past we like to think they are. The author uses research to show the astonishing...

    Working Memory and Second Language Learning

    By Zhisheng Edward Wen

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    Thinking About Human Memory

    By Michael S. Humphreys

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    Embedded in a historical context, this is a novel approach to memory involving goals, cues, information, opportunity to learn, and noise.

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