Why life speeds up as you get older : how memory shapes our past Douwe Draaisma ; translated by Arnold and Erica Pomerans.

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Why life speeds up as you get older : how memory shapes our past Douwe Draaisma ; translated by Arnold and Erica Pomerans.
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Book's title: Why life speeds up as you get older : how memory shapes our past Douwe Draaisma ; translated by Arnold and Erica Pomerans.
Library of Congress Control Number: 2004049441
National Bibliographic Agency Control Number:101234156$2DNLM
International Standard Book Number (ISBN):0521834244
System Control Number:(OCoLC)55146411
Cataloging Source:DLC, DLC YDX EYE NLM OCL BAKER YBM
Authentication Code:pcc
Library of Congress Call Number:BF378.A87 D7313 2004
Personal Name:Draaisma, D.
Uniform Title:Waarom het leven sneller gaat als je alder wordt.$lEnglish
Publication, Distribution, etc.:Cambridge, UK ; New York . Cambridge University Press, (c)2004.
Physical Description:ix, 277 p. : ill. ;, 24 cm.
Bibliography, etc. Note:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:'Memory is like a dog that lies down where it pleases'
Flashes in the dark: first memories
Smell and memory
Yesterday's record
The inner flashbulb
'Why do we remember forwards and not backwards?'
The absolute memories of Funes and Sherashevsky
The advantages of a defect: the savant syndrome
The memory of a grandmaster: a conversation with Ton Sijbrands
Trauma and memory: the Demjanjuk case
Richard and Anna Wagner: forty-five years of married life
'In oval mirrors we drive around': on experiencing a sense of de;jà vu
Reminiscences
Why life speeds up as you get older
Forgetting
'I saw my life flash before my eyes like a film'
From memory - Portrait with Sill Life.
Summary, etc.:Explores the nature of autobiographical memory. Examines such extraordinary phenomena as déjà vw, near-death experiences, the memory feats of idiot-savants and the effects of extreme trauma on memory recall.
Location:BSC BSCMN, AYBM$hBF378.A87$iD7313 2004
Langiages: English,
Rubrics: Autobiographical memory
Memory


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