How do we acquire, maintain and retrieve all that stuff we have learned? Or, why can't we?
Last Updated September 27, 1999
Exploratorium: The Memory Exhibition — This site explores the biological, psychological, and cultural aspects of memory — from personal experiences to breakthroughs in cognitive science. Online Exibits focus on memory with memory tips and demonstrations. The Sheep Brain Dissection explores the anatomy of memory. Articles provide additional information. A MegaPsych GottaSee site.
Memory Techniques and Mnemonics — MindTools is a commercial site that offers software that is intended to improve memory. Over 25 articles about memory, and how to improve it, as well as numerous articles on stress management, time management, and other topics of interest to students, are available for free. A MegaPsych GottaSee site.
The Machinery of Thought — Scientific American Article (8/97), moderately heavy reading, but understandable.
The Magic Seven, Plus or Minus Two — George Miller's classic article about the limits of short-term memory. A MegaPsych GottaSee site.
AmnesiaAngel — A series of articles in the Tulsa World about a woman who developed global retrograde amnesia, how the mystery of her identity was solved, and her return to Albuquerque, N.M. A follow-up article, September 19, discusses causes and prognosis. Another follow-up article reports on the old, and the new, Tina.
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