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It’s Good to Be Kaiser

Allan R. Wagner

Yale University William James Fellow Award Allan Wagner has been a major innovator of powerful concepts that have revolutionized theories of habituation, classical conditioning, and instrumental conditioning. His proposals, in […]... More>

The Perils of Trying to Unlearn

There are tons of studies about how to improve learning, but what happens when we want to unlearn is less clear. Scientists have found that forgetting an association once you’ve learned it is really hard. ... More>

Lessons from Sherlock Holmes: The Importance of Perspective-Taking

Forgetting Is Part Of Remembering

It's time for forgetting to get some respect, says Ben Storm, author of a new article on memory in Current Directions in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. “We need to rethink how we're talking about forgetting and realize that under some conditions it actually does play an important role in the function of memory,” says Storm, who is a professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago.... More>