The Seven Sins of Memory: How the Mind Forgets and Remembers

The Seven Sins of Memory: How the Mind Forgets and Remembers

Daniel L. Schacter


A groundbreaking paintings via one of many world's ideal psychologists that delves into the complicated habit of memory.

 

In this attention-grabbing examine, Daniel L. Schacter explores circumstances of what we might contemplate reminiscence failure—absent-mindedness, transience, blocking off, misattribution, suggestibility, bias, and persistence—and indicates in its place that those miscues are literally symptoms that reminiscence is functioning as designed. Drawing from shiny medical study and inventive literature, in addition to high-profile occasions within which reminiscence has figured considerably (Bill Clinton's grand jury testimony, for instance), The Seven Sins of Memory offers a extra nuanced knowing of ways reminiscence and the brain impression one another and form our lives.

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