Tag: memory

Time, Memory, and Consciousness

As we go through life it feels as if we live in an ever-present “now”. We are conscious of the present time and no other time. The past is but a memory, and the future is but a dream. But there are some very influential views on the nature of time which in essence state that our experience of time as a continuously extended now is an illusion

Memory Waves

There has been some pretty interesting research happening recently on the formation of memory. It’s long been known that the hippocampus is the area of the brain critical for memory formation. Damage to this area leads to famous examples of people who lose the ability to form new memories, only able to remember things for…