Do I know you?

OK, I bet I'm not the only one to find this freaking TERRIFYING: Scientists succeed in selectively erasing memories (in mice).

Or to find this comforting: Cortisol for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

And this intriguing: False memories can influence behavior

For the record, I believe we have a right to our true memories, but also relief from debilitating pain from those memories, and must be wary of how maleable memories may be.


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  2. Carl Sagan has an interesting book chapter on repressed memories in one of his books- if only I could remember what one it was. Something about superstition and pseudoscience.


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