Invention of Memory

Israel Rosenfeld, Author Basic Books $9.95 (0p) ISBN 978-0-465-03591-5
Most people assume that they are able to remember faces, places and things because fixed images of them are more or less permanently stored in their brains. Not so, says the author, suggesting that the brain is a creative generator of memories, not a repository for them. ``Rosenfield guides the reader through the thickets of current debates,'' observed PW. (Sept.)
Reviewed on: 10/01/1989
Release date: 10/01/1989
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