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Some Parts of Memory Still Developing Deep Into Childhood

A new study shows that episodic memory — memory for not only what happened, but where and when it happened — undergoes substantial development even after the age of 7. ... More>

Aging photographs and cognitive quilts

I am a Baby Boomer and a child of the ‘60s, and for both those reasons I am keenly aware of my memory, and its failings. I’m not alone in […]... More>

Older Adults’ Memory Lapses Linked to Problems Processing Everyday Events

Some memory problems common to older adults may stem from an inability to segment daily life into discrete experiences, according to a new study published in Psychological Science. ... More>

Is the Music of the ’60s Really the Best Ever?

I had the good fortune to come of age during the richest musical epoch—well, ever. The Grateful Dead, the Beatles, Dylan, Janis Joplin, Zappa. I could go on and on. […]... More>

Kristiina Kompus

University of Bergen, Norway What does your research focus on? Involuntary cognition, that is: complex mental acts which occur without volition or intention to perform them. For instance, involuntary […]... More>