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THE COMPLEXITIES OF MEMORY

brain blood cellsThis weekend’s Wall Street Journal had an article about various aspects of short-term memory, with a focus on a twist in memory that I had not heard of previously.

What we see and notice has a lot to do with our ability to recall, and you may recall (or you may not!) my previous lecture on memory which started out with the famous Harvard psychology experiment with the basketball (see >>>>HERE<<<< )

This WSJ article puts a new twist to memory and focus, displaying some aspects of memory I’m sure you’ve never known about previously.   See the WSJ article >>>>>>>HERE<<<<<

And if you have 5 minutes, take the time to test your own memory, and prove to yourself that your ability to identify information has some interesting characteristics that you never knew.

Take the test >>>>>HERE<<<<<.