How We Remember

daguerreotypeDaguerreotype: Daguerre Atelier, 1837 (Wikipedia Commons)

Remember This:

In the Archives of the Brain, our Lives Linger or Disappear

A provocative development in the realm of memory unfolds in National Geographic’s cover story profiling a woman who remembers every day of her life and a man who cannot remember simple things like his own age from second to second, revealing how our ability to remember has changed. In the future, pharmaceuticals could help us remember—or forget—anything we want. Is that a terrifying or intriguing thought?

(Story)

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~ by eaesthete on 10/21/07.

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