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In the Palaces of Memory: How We Build the Worlds Inside Our Heads

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Even as you read these words, a tiny portion of your brain is physically changing. New connections are being sprouted--a circuit that will create a jab of recognition if you encounter the words again. That is one of the theories of memory presented in this intriguing and splendidly readable book, which distills three researchers' inquiries into the processes that enable us to recognize a face that has aged ten years or remember a melody for decades.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 245-247) and index.

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ISBN:
9780679737599
Author:
Johnson, George
Publisher:
Vintage Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Neurology
Subject:
Neuropsychology
Subject:
Memory Improvement
Subject:
Memory
Subject:
Personal Growth - Memory Improvement
Subject:
General science
Subject:
Self Help-Memory and Thinking Skills
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
143
Publication Date:
19920331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
8.52x5.58x.67 in. .80 lbs.

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