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Permanent Present Tense: Pioneering Scientist Suzanne Corkin on How the Famous Amnesiac H.M. Illuminates the Paradoxes of Memory and the Self
Permanent Present Tense: Pioneering Scientist Suzanne Corkin on How the Famous Amnesiac H.M. Illuminates the Paradoxes of Memory and the Self

“Even if we will never completely understand the way the brain works, whatever small part of the truth we are able to learn will bring us one step closer to understanding who we are.”

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Freud on Memory, How Childhood Imprints the Subconscious, and Why We Dream
Freud on Memory, How Childhood Imprints the Subconscious, and Why We Dream

“Every dream will reveal itself as a psychological structure, full of significance, and one which may be assigned to a specific place in the psychic activities of the waking state.”

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An Illustrated Meditation on Memory and Its Imperfections, Inspired by Borges
An Illustrated Meditation on Memory and Its Imperfections, Inspired by Borges

A most unusual invitation to repaint the reality we take for granted through the art of moral imagination.

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Hannah Arendt on Memory, the Elasticity of Time, and What Free Will Really Means
Hannah Arendt on Memory, the Elasticity of Time, and What Free Will Really Means

“Before we raise such questions as What is happiness, what is justice, what is knowledge, and so on, we must have seen happy and unhappy people, witnessed just and unjust deeds, experienced the desire to know and its fulfillment or frustration.”

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The Memory of an Elephant: A Most Unusual Children’s Book for Lovers of Mid-Century Modern Design
The Memory of an Elephant: A Most Unusual Children’s Book for Lovers of Mid-Century Modern Design

An immeasurable treat for kids and introspective grownups alike.

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The Strange, Familiar, and Forgotten: A Trailblazing Exploration of Consciousness, Memory, and How Our Sense of Self Arises
The Strange, Familiar, and Forgotten: A Trailblazing Exploration of Consciousness, Memory, and How Our Sense of Self Arises

“This is the very essence of memory: its self-referential base, its self-consciousness, ever evolving and ever changing, intrinsically dynamic and subjective.”

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The Lost Mariner: A Beautiful Animated Short Film About Memory, Inspired by Oliver Sacks
The Lost Mariner: A Beautiful Animated Short Film About Memory, Inspired by Oliver Sacks

“You have to begin to lose your memory, if only in bits and pieces, to realize that memory is what makes our lives.”

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Ongoingness: Sarah Manguso on Time, Memory, Beginnings and Endings, and the True Measure of Aliveness
Ongoingness: Sarah Manguso on Time, Memory, Beginnings and Endings, and the True Measure of Aliveness

“Perhaps all anxiety might derive from a fixation on moments — an inability to accept life as ongoing.”

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A History of New York in 101 Objects: A Thoughtful Visual Encyclopedia of Collective Memory
A History of New York in 101 Objects: A Thoughtful Visual Encyclopedia of Collective Memory

How artifacts abstract the city’s tragedies and triumphs and tell the story of its aliveness.

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The Science of How Memory Works
The Science of How Memory Works

What the four “slave” systems of the mind have to do with riding a bicycle.

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