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Faded Memories

Why do some US presidents become staples of history, while others spiral into obscurity as time passes? A new study led by APS Past President Henry L. Roediger, III, helps explain how and why people and events are forgotten from collective memory. ... More>


Study on Cultural Memory Confirms: Chester A. Arthur, We Hardly Knew Ye


Saving Old Information Can Boost Memory for New Information

The simple act of saving something, like a file on a computer, may improve our memory for the information we encounter next. ... More>


New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring body movement and neural representation of rhythm, processing distractors among older and younger adults, and inhibition-induced forgetting. ... More>