By reading this koob, you will learn how your brain makes memories, and how to improve yours.
You will also learn:
Different memories are formed in different ways
There’s no such thing as a “memory bank”
Your brain isn’t wired to remember routine
Forgetting can be as important as remembering
Memory may be central to your identity, but it’s not the only thing that makes you special
Memory is a huge area of our lives, but most people know next to nothing about it. Lisa Genova, neuroscientist and bestselling author of Still Alice, wants to change that. This accessible user guide to your mind will show you how memory works, explain why you forget so much, and offer some handy hints for better recall. So, are you ready to dive inside your own brain?