memory

Fuggetaboudit: Is Forgetfulness a Vice or a Virtue?

Fuggetaboudit: Is Forgetfulness a Vice or a Virtue?

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Where are my keys? What’s the name of that actor again? Did she say 3 or 4 o’clock? Forgetfulness is a part of life, albeit often an inconvenient one. If you find yourself wishing you would never forget anything, you may want to reconsider. Neuroscientists are beginning to uncover the molecular mechanisms of forgetting. With(...)

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The Unconscious Mozart

The Unconscious Mozart

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When I was 4 years old, my first piano teacher came to my house. Our piano was small and wooden and stood flush against the wall. I started with scales and finger drills, and eventually, as the years passed, found my way to Billy Joel, the Beatles and Elton John sheet music. I was hardly(...)

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