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The science behind memory

Explaining the science behind memory and memory loss—including why forgetting is a crucial property of memory, as well as strategies that help people remember better—is the subject of a new book co-authored by neuroscientist Elizabeth A. Kensinger, a professor in … Continue reading

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Past Obsessions

In her forthcoming book Past Obsessions: World War Two in History and Memory, historian Carol Gluck considers examples from Europe, Asia, and North America that help us to understand both how public memory works and the challenge that the present preoccupation … Continue reading

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