Do You Remember Your Memories?

Can you close your eyes and remember your past? Is it easy to remember what happened last month, but not as easy to remember what happened last year? According to research, what is commonly called memory is not a single, simple function. It is a complex system of different components and processes. There are at least three, and very likely more, distinct memory processes. Each process differs with respect to function, the form of information that is held, the length of time information is retained, and the amount of information-handling capacity. Memories are precious commodities, not to be taken for … Continue reading