Media Resources – Memory

Media Resources - Memory


Alzheimer’s and the Spiritual Terrain of Memory – On Being
“Alzheimer’s disease has been described as “the great unlearning.” But what does it reveal about the nature of human identity? What remains when memory unravels? Alan Dienstag is a psychologist who has led support groups with early Alzheimer’s patients, as well as a writing group he co-designed with the novelist Don DeLillo. He’s experienced the early stages of Alzheimer’s as a time for giving memories away rather than losing them…”
Looking Back: Reflecting On The Past To Understand The Present – Hidden Brain
“So often we get stuck in the past, rehashing what we should have done, and what we no longer have. But researchers say our obsession with the past can tell us something important about our future.”
Free Brian Williams -Revisionist History by Malcolm Gladwell
“NBC news anchor Brian Williams told a war story on national television. It wasn’t true. But does that make him a liar? Part two of Revisionist History’s memory series asks why we insist that lapses of memory must also be lapses of character.”
An explanation of how our brains makes memories.


An animated film by Tess Martin
Inspired by “The Lost Mariner” from “The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat” written by Dr. Oliver Sacks


In this month of memory and remembrance, a reflection on life and death, by Kenyan Boniface Mwangi.


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