Why We Forget

The benefits of not remembering

Published June 23, 2017 by Robert N. Kraft in Defining Memories

 

The Morality of Memoir

How should people tell their life stories?

Published February 3, 2017 by Robert N. Kraft in Defining Memories

 

What Donald Trump Can Learn From Lincoln and Mandela

Lessons from two great leaders of the past can help bridge our political divide

Published December 19, 2016 by Robert N. Kraft in Defining Memories

 

Several Misleading Memes of Political Analysis

Applying basic statistics to understand political polls and voting behavior

Published August 15, 2016 by Robert N. Kraft in Defining Memories

 

Revisiting the Places of Memory

What happens to memory when we go home again?

Published May 24, 2016 by Robert N. Kraft in Defining Memories

 

What Holds Our Selves Together?

Maintaining your self in the face of loss

Published March 25, 2016 by Robert N. Kraft in Defining Memories

 

Walking to Well Being

Nature's design for good health

Published November 26, 2015 by Robert N. Kraft in Defining Memories

 

Remembering Our Selves

Inaccuracies and Accuracies in Memory 

Published October 12, 2015 by Robert N. Kraft in Defining Memories

 

The Good Intentions of Violent Perpetrators

What do perpetrators say about their collective violence?

Published July 8, 2015 by Robert N. Kraft in Defining Memories

 

 

Appreciating the Delights of Wine

Six strategies for making wine memorable 

Published October 2, 2014 by Robert N. Kraft in Defining Memories

 

The Golden Ages of Television

Actors from our childhood provide continuity in our aging lives

Published July 1, 2015 by Robert N. Kraft in Defining Memories

 

Fathers and Sons

How one son remembers lessons from his father

Published June 13, 2015 by Robert N. Kraft in Defining Memories

 

What Edward Snowden Teaches Us about Heroic Disobedience

Reflections on the movie Citizenfour

Published May 13, 2015 by Robert N. Kraft in Defining Memories

 

Living with Someone Living with Multiple Sclerosis

Maintaining your relationship in the face of disability

Published December 29, 2014 by Robert N. Kraft in Defining Memories

 

 What's Wrong with Inaccurate Memory?

With laboratory research demonstrating numerous examples of incorrect memory and journalistic reports repeatedly emphasizing memory’s unreliability, how can we depend on our memories at all?

Published October 30, 2014 by Robert N. Kraft in Defining Memories

Explain Yourself! 

Four ways we honestly account for our behaviors -- and misbehaviors

 

Why Your Memory is Far Better Than You Think

. . . and why most of us mistakenly believe it's weak

    

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