Memory

How does personal memory relate to personal identity? In what ways do the memories of one generation affect future generations? Why do I always forget to pack my lunch before going to work? Is the restaging of performance art an act of remembrance? Join Washington University in St. Louis faculty as they shed light on the infinite ways that memory affects our everyday lives.

Image flickr: Michael Cavén, kelly hofer

October 9, 2012

Dr. Endel Tulving

In Amnesia and Identity, Prof. Carl Craver mentions the work of, and describes an encounter with, psychologist and neuroscientist Endel Tulving. This video, made by the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame in 2007, provides a brief interview with Tulving and an introduction to the major themes in his work.