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How memories form and how we lose them – Catharine Young

How memories form and how we lose them – Catharine Young

Think back to a really vivid memory. Got it? Okay, now try to remember what you had for lunch three weeks ago. That second memory probably isn’t as strong, but why not? Why do we remember some things, and not… Continue Reading

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What’s It Like To Have No Memory?

What’s It Like To Have No Memory?

Hey there, welcome to Life Noggin. “Memory… is the diary that we all carry about with us.” So says Miss Prism in The Importance of Being Earnest. It’s a pretty accurate metaphor. Memories hold our secrets, our feelings, and our… Continue Reading

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Film Theory: Is Dory FAKING? (Finding Dory)

Film Theory: Is Dory FAKING? (Finding Dory)

JFK’s assassination. The Moon Landing. Area 51. None of these conspiracies have anything on… *static* Dory: Keep swimming, swimming , swimming… *Theme Song* Hello internet! Welcome to Film Theory! The show that swears it won’t subject you to a bunch… Continue Reading

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Film Theory: Is Dory a LIAR? (Finding Dory) – pt. 2

Film Theory: Is Dory a LIAR? (Finding Dory) – pt. 2

Previously on… Film Theory! Hey, I’ve seen a boat! *echoed* How could Dory remember the boat, but then forget meeting Marlin? I am on to you, Ellen DeGeneres! -Keep swimming, swimming, swimming- “Finding Dory”? More like “Exposing Dory”! The truth… Continue Reading

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How Does Anesthesia Work?

How Does Anesthesia Work?

If you’ve ever landed on the surgeon’s slab, you’re probably really grateful that you won’t remember or feel the operation. Anesthesia is there to get you through it. But what exactly happens when you go under? Tens of thousands of… Continue Reading

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Music and Amnesia Recovery

Music and Amnesia Recovery

one of the tales in musical philia concerns Clive wearing who was a very eminent musician and musicologist in England until he was struck in 1985 by a terrible form of encephalitis or so-called herpes encephalitis which destroyed most of… Continue Reading