On memories, and persistence.

“I forget a lot of things, or so my wife tells me. But I don’t forget those things,” said Stultz, 91, from his home in New Carrollton, Md. “It was rough, in a way. I got through it. We did our job.”

via I dont forget: Memories of battles past stay forever with oldest veterans – U.S. News.

New research is showing that every time we recall an event, the structure of that memory in the brain is altered in light of the present moment, warped by our current feelings and knowledge.

via The Forgetting Pill Erases Painful Memories Forever | Wired Magazine | Wired.com.

 

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