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Confirmed: Two heads aren’t always better than one

Do Joint Study Sessions Do More Harm Than Good?

Psychologists Ask How Well—or Badly—We Remember Together

Some years ago, Suparna Rajaram noticed a strange sort of contagion in a couple she was close to. One partner acquired dementia—and the other lost the nourishing pleasures of joint reminiscence. “When the other person cannot validate shared memories,” said Rajaram, “they are both robbed of the past.”... More>