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Remember : the science of memory and the art of forgetting / Lisa Genova.

Genova, Lisa, (author.).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Allentown Public Library System.
  • 1 of 2 copies available at Lehigh Valley Library System. (Show)

Current holds

1 current hold with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Allentown Public Library 153.12 GENO (Text) 34455006799791 New Adult Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780593137956
  • ISBN: 0593137957
  • Physical Description: 256 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Harmony Books, [2021]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [247]-253).
Formatted Contents Note:
Part I: How we remember -- Making memories 101 -- Pay attention -- In the moment -- Muscle memory -- Your brain's Wikipedia -- What happened -- Part II: Why we forget -- Your memories (for what happened) are wrong -- Tip of the tongue -- Don't forget to remember -- This too shall pass -- Fuggedaboutit -- Normal aging -- Alzheimer's -- Part III: Improve or impair -- Put it in context -- Stressed out -- Go to sleep -- Alzheimer's prevention -- The memory paradox.
Summary, etc.:
The Harvard-trained neuroscientist presents an exploration of the intricacies of human memory that distinguishes between normal and concerning memory loss while explaining the profound roles of sleep, stress, and other contributing influences.
Subject: Memory.
Cognition > Age factors.
Human information processing > Age factors.
Brain > Aging.
Aging > Prevention.
Alzheimer's disease > Prevention.
Memory disorders in old age > Prevention.
Genre: Self-help publications.

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