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Thursday, February 11, 2016

Memory Manipulation

PBS Doc "Memory Hackers" Shows The Future Of Memory Manipulation

Your memories are not what you think they are. The Nova doc "Memory Hackers" examines the latest efforts to understand the human mind.

Susan Karlin | February 10, 2016

Total Recall, Inception, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind.
Once the realm of science fiction, advances in technology, neurochemistry, and cognitive science are redefining what memory is, enabling us to erase old memories and implant new ones.
The Nova documentary Memory Hackers, premiering tonight on PBS, recounts the scientific breakthroughs over the last 70 years that have lead to our current understanding of where and how long-term memories are formed, stored, and recalled.


<more at; related links: (Nova. Memory Hackers. Scientists are learning how we can edit memories—and delete our worst fears) and (‘Memory Hackers’ on PBS shows limitations, possibilities of the mind. February 5, 2016)>

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