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Articles explaining more about memory.


"Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory"

Albert Schweitzer

Our brain's capacity to learn, store and retrieve information is almost unimagineably vast and complex. We have a hundred billion brain cells and even more connections - more, it is often said, then there are stars in the Galaxy. But it's never quite enough - how many of us struggle to remember names, dates and faces?

Everything you want to know about memory ... (well nearly)

Philosophers, psychologists and now neuroscientists have all had a go at prising open the workings of memory. But how much do they really know? And how much do you know about how your memory works? Find out by reading our articles - they are listed on the right hand side of this page.

We want to hear from you!

We're keen to hear what you think about different aspects of memory. After each article you'll find a comments box. Do you agree or disagree with what we've written? Perhaps you've experienced something similar or know someone who has? Or perhaps you've got a question for our memory experts? Tell us what you think.

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