13. Investigating Memory

  1. Martin Cohen

Published Online: 21 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444327960.ch13

Mind Games: 31 Days to Rediscover Your Brain

Mind Games: 31 Days to Rediscover Your Brain

How to Cite

Cohen, M. (2010) Investigating Memory, in Mind Games: 31 Days to Rediscover Your Brain, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444327960.ch13

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 29 OCT 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444337099

Online ISBN: 9781444327960

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Keywords:

  • Day 11, investigating memory;
  • task of memory test - number of words remembered;
  • Lewis Carroll's method - not limited to mathematical numbers;
  • rhyme, Would you have enough Gold for your rents?;
  • Alice's Adventures in Wonderland - important role memory plays in the book;
  • Alice, stopping to wonder if the drink is safe - and thoughts of children getting into danger, because they do not remember simple rules;
  • whole strange experience - making Alice feel as if she has lost her own identity;
  • forgetting things, meaning inconveniences - and risking individuals;
  • testing one's memory - writing of all words in a list