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Fernyhough, Charles, 1968-
Pieces of light : how the new science of memory illuminates the stories we tell about our pasts / Charles Fernyhough
Alternate Title How the new science of memory illuminates the stories we tell about our pasts
1st U.S. ed
New York : HarperCollins, 2013
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  BF378.A87 F47 2013    DUE 09-15-14
Subject(s) Memory
Autobiographical memory
Reproduction (Psychology)
Perseveration (Psychology)
Physical Description 305 p. : 1 ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [251]-282) and index
"First published in Great Britain in 2012 by Profile Books, Ltd."--t.p. verso
Summary Blending the most up-to-date science with literature and personal stories, a psychologist provides an illuminating look at human memory--the way people remember and forget
Contents Casting a line -- Getting lost -- The scent museum -- The sunny never-never -- Walking at Goldhanger -- Negotiating the past -- The plan of what might be -- The feeling of remembering -- Remember me a story -- The horror returning -- The Martha tapes -- A special kind of truth

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