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The Haunting Haze of Memory

Ever elusive

Research has shown that memory is unreliable. I’m saddened the more I learn about this. Partially for practical reasons — I would like to be able to rely on myself and others to hold accurate accounts of the past in our minds.

There would be fewer misunderstandings, for one. From what I’ve read about the flaws in human memory, it seems like we are wired for…

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Julie Borden

Social worker, therapist, reader, writer, head-in-the-clouds dreamer, awed by most everything. (She/her) Reach me at JulieBordenLCSW@gmail.com.