Friday, 31 May 2013

Memories are story shaped. As are understandings. To remember, or make sense of, a thing is to have a story about it. Colonoscopies and correcting cathartic errors can probe the inner workings of these stored stories.Memories aren't machine-like recordings. They resemble movies more than raw footage. They are carefully lit and edited. Daniel Kahneman says of this filtering and forming, that " Confusing experience with the memory of it is a compelling cognitive illusion ." [More]


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