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Myth: You lose your brain cells as you age

https://www.mentalhealth.org.nz/home/myths?stage=Stage Most people don’t experience a significant decline in their mental abilities as they age. There are examples abound of people who have done their…

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Leaving Neverland: Fragmented and Incomplete Memories

“People who have survived atrocities often tell their stories in a highly emotional, contradictory and fragmented manner.” ― Judith Lewis Herman, Trauma and Recovery: The Aftermath of Violence…

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Adults can accurately recall traumatic events including sexual abuse

https://t.co/5HbrTiqIV5 via @medical_xpress — MaleSurvivor (@MaleSurvivorORG) October 3, 2018 This has prompted the researchers to advocate for investigation of childhood abuse claims made by people…

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I never told anyone for decades

https://www.nzherald.co.nz/world/news/article.cfm?c_id=2&objectid=12129916 I remember leaving afterward, driving home, the night around me glittered with streetlights and alive with people out at dinner or bars. I felt…

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The Guardian: #inside #repressed #memory

The Guardian: ‘Some days I think I was molested, others I’m not sure’: inside a case of repressed memory. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIwssXWjTY https://www.theguardian.com/science/2017/sep/23/inside-case-of-repressed-memory-nicole-kluemper In precise tones, Kluemper,…

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Neuroscience of Smell Memories

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-athletes-way/201807/the-neuroscience-smell-memories-linked-place-and-time Can you recall a specific odor or scent that has the ‘spatiotemporal’ ability to transport you back in time and space to a very…

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The Guardian: #inside #repressed #memory

The Guardian: ‘Some days I think I was molested, others I’m not sure’: inside a case of repressed memory. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIwssXWjTY https://www.theguardian.com/science/2017/sep/23/inside-case-of-repressed-memory-nicole-kluemper In precise tones, Kluemper,…

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Depression biologically impairs memory and imagination

A new study shows that the part of the brain that supports memory is less active in people with depression. https://t.co/VU4E7wDZoj pic.twitter.com/FAqoN2lVJV — RNZ (@radionz)…

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Choline plays a role in processing and storing memories

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/lifestyle/news/article.cfm?c_id=6&objectid=11764781 • Brain and heart health: Did you misplace your keys again or forget to call someone back? Choline plays a role in processing and…

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When people write about experiences they remember those events much better

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/sharing-on-social-media-actually-boosts-your-memory-study-finds_us_57d1b216e4b03d2d459946b7 Memory researchers have long-known that when people write about personal experiences, reflect on them or talk about them with others, they tend to remember…

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