The Seven Sins of Memory

How the Mind Forgets and Remembers

Ranked #37 in Memory Improvement, Ranked #98 in Physical Therapy

A groundbreaking work by one of the world's foremost psychologists that delves into the complex behavior of memory.

In this fascinating study, Daniel L. Schacter explores instances of what we would consider memory failure—absent-mindedness, transience, blocking, misattribution, suggestibility, bias, and persistence—and suggests instead that these miscues are actually indications that memory is functioning as designed. Drawing from vivid scientific research and creative literature, as well as high-profile events in which memory has figured significantly (Bill Clinton's grand...

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Viktor Mayer-Schönberger A beautiful story of the latest scientific evidence about how our memory works as we forget and remember. (Source)

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