Remember : the science of memory and the art of forgetting / Lisa Genova
Book | Harmony Books | 2021 | First Edition.
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Edition
First Edition.
Description
256 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages [247]-253).
Summary
The Harvard-trained neuroscientist presents an exploration of the intricacies of human memory that distinguishes between normal and concerning memory loss while explaining the profound roles of sleep, stress, and other contributing influences.
Contents
Part I: How we remember. Making memories 101 ; Pay attention ; In the moment ; Muscle memory ; Your brain's Wikipedia ; What happened -- Part II: Why we forget. Your memories (for what happened) are wrong ; Tip of the tongue ; Don't forget to remember ; This too shall pass ; Fuggedaboutit ; Normal aging ; Alzheimer's -- Part III: Improve or impair. Put it in context ; Stressed out ; Go to sleep ; Alzheimer's prevention ; The memory paradox -- Appendix: what to do about it all.
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ISBN
9780593137956 (hardcover)
0593137957 (hardcover)
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