Where Did I Leave My Glasses?: The What, When, and Why of Normal Memory Loss

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Thorndike Press, 2008 - Psychology - 355 pages
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Interweaving new findings from brain-scan studies with anecdotes, author Martha Lear explores the upside of memory loss, the differences between his and her memories, why we are actually wired to forget, and what the future holds for memory enhancement.

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Review: Where Did I Leave My Glasses?: The What, When, and Why of Normal Memory Loss

User Review  - Lynn - Goodreads

In this book, Martha Weinman Lear has taken what could be a fairly dry subject and made it completely entertaining and educational. I thoroughly enjoyed this book--and as a bonus it helped me see that what I am experiencing as an aging baby boomer, in terms of memory issues, is completely normal! Read full review

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Understanding memory loss at any age Read full review

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About the author (2008)

Martha Weinman Lear authored two bestselling books, Heartsounds (which was made into a Peabody award-winning film) and The Child Worshipers. A former staff writer for the New York Times Magazine, Lear continues to write articles for national magazines. She lives in New York City with her husband, screenwriter Alan Ruben.

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