Memory

Involuntary Memories in Everyday Life: Implications for Psychological Distress

This is an invited research digest contributed by Dr. Adriana del Palacio-Gonzalez at the Center on Autobiographical Memory Research, Aarhus University, Denmark. Have you ever caught yourself smiling when you were by yourself walking on the street or driving? It happens to me and many times it is because a funny memory comes to mind.… Continue reading Involuntary Memories in Everyday Life: Implications for Psychological Distress

Memory

Improving How We Remember That We Already Remembered an Event

This is an invited research digest contributed by Marcus L. Leppanen, M.S. at the University of Louisville. The most common form of memory that is studied in psychology is memory for events from a person’s life, for instance, their graduation ceremony years ago or the romantic dinner with their partner last night.  However, people frequently… Continue reading Improving How We Remember That We Already Remembered an Event

Memory

The Art and Science of Memory: A Journey Towards Remembering Everything

Memory is everything we have. We are our memory and humans have been constantly searching for ways to improve memory. Mnemonics, a technique that boosts memory, has been around for centuries. Sherlock’s mind palace is but one example. It is more professionally known as “the method of loci”. The method of loci was extensively used… Continue reading The Art and Science of Memory: A Journey Towards Remembering Everything