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Searching for Memory: The Brain, the Mind, and the Past
Schacter, Daniel L.
Basic Books / Softcover / 1997-05-01 / 0465075525
Psychology
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416 pages
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Memory. There may be nothing more important to human beings than our ability to enshrine experience and recall it. While philosophers and poets have elevated memory to an almost mystical level, psychologists have struggled to demystify it. Now, according to Daniel Schacter, one of the most distinguished memory researchers, the mysteries of memory are finally yielding to dramatic, even revolutionary, scientific breakthroughs. Schacter explains how and why it may change our understanding of everything from false memory to Alzheimer's disease, from recovered memory to amnesia with fascinating firsthand accounts of patients with striking—and sometimes bizarre—amnesias resulting from brain injury or psychological trauma.

from Perseus Books online

Table of Contents
Introduction: Memory's Fragile Power
On Remembering: "A Telescope Pointed at Time"
Building Memories: Encoding and Retrieving the Present and the Past
Of Time and Autobiography
Reflections in a Curved Mirror: Memory Distortion
Vanishing Traces: Amnesia and the Brain
The Hidden World of Implicit Memory
Emotional Memories: When the Past Persists
Islands in the Fog: Psychogenic Amnesia
The Memory Wars: Seeking Truth in the Line of Fire
Stories of Elders

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