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A fascinating exploration of the intricacies of how we remember why we forget and what we can do to protect our memories from the Harvard trained neuroscientist and bestselling author of Still AliceHave you ever felt a crushing wave of panic when you can't for the life of you remember the name of that actor in the movie you saw last week or you walk into a room only to forget why you went there in the first place If you're over forty you're probably not laughing You might even be worried that these lapses in memory could be an early sign of Alzheimer's or dementia In reality for the vast majority of us these examples of forgetting are completely. Could you draw both sides of a penny with total accuracy from memory right now How can you both remember a penny and yet remember so little about it Is your memory failing It s not It s doing exactly what it supposed to do whew I could relax before reading the rest of the book My brain is doing exactly what it s suppose to do Yippy Lisa Genova goes on to say Your brain is amazing Every day it performs a myriad of miracles it sees hears tastes smells and senses touch It also feels pain pleasure temperature stress and a wide range of emotions It plans things and solves problems It knows where you are in space so you don t bump into walls or fall down when you step off a curb to cross the street It comprehends and produce language If meditates your desire for chocolate and sex your ability to emphasize with the joy and suffering of others an awareness of your own existence And it can remember Of all the complex and wondrous miracles that your brain executes memory is king Lisa also goes on to say In this book you ll learn how memories are made and how we retrieve them Not all memories are created eual whew I was getting worried Some memories are built to exist for only a few seconds a temporary passcode whereas others can last a lifetime your wedding day You ll learn that attention is essential for creating memoryfor anything goody I was all ears Oh my goshLisa was sooo right you can t remember a single word to Bohemian Rhapsody until someone else sings the first lyrics and then you can belt the entire song You remember nothing about the Peloponnesian War no matter how many details are shared As you can see I decided to have a little fun reading Lisa s new book Remember but never think for a moment that I don t have the most respect for Lisa Genova neuroscientistI m a big fanhaving read every book she s written I always come away learning something new This new nonfiction book is a fascinating intriguing look at how we remember how we forget forget and how we can we can improve the health of our aging brain Lisa s a natural storytellerWhile tackling the latest findings neurological biochemical and psychological she puts the reader at ease with a light anecdotal style and sense of humor There are many personal stories ever stung by a jellyfish pointing out ways the brain captures sights sounds information emotion and meaning of what was perceived mixed with scientific informationencoding consolidation storage retrieval making this book relatable and very enjoyableWith dozens of personal stories humor and practical accessibility Lisa Genova is a very compassionate author Chocolate anyoneAs rule of thumb anything that is good for your heart is good for your brain But There is no compelling evidence that shows that chocolate reduces your risk of Alzheimer s Sorry folks

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Normal Why Because while memory is amazing it is far from perfect Our brains aren't designed to remember every name we hear plan we make or day we experience Just because your memory sometimes fails doesn't mean it's broken or succumbing to disease Forgetting is actually part of being human In Remember neuroscientist and acclaimed novelist Lisa Genova delves into how memories are made and how we retrieve them You'll learn whether forgotten memories are temporarily inaccessible or erased forever and why some memories are built to exist for only a few seconds like a passcode while others can last a lifetime your wedding day You'll come to apprecia. After finishing Lisa Genova s new book Remember I breathed a sigh of relief I know many of us worry about forgetting about the loss of memory of having the start of Alzheimer s that if we misplace our keys we are in a panic stateHowever Dr Genova assures us that this is natural and gives us some solid ideas about how to help our memory and ultimately the functionality of our brainDr Genova delves into the various parts of our amazing brain and How each section functions as not only a thinking processor but also the way we retain information She cautions us that some of the information presented to us is not yet proven I will say I was disappointed to find that red wine is not the panacea it is reported to be All of us age and for many we do not have the brain we had in our twenties But take heart anything we learn does increase our brain s capacity so keep reading allI have always enjoyed Dr Genova s books and this one was no exception I recommend it to those who want that assurance that forgetting something is natural and a part of the maturing process Don t panic if your phone goes missing but do perhaps raise an eyebrow if you find it in the refrigerator Thank you to Lisa Genova Penguin Random House and Netgalley for a copy of this informative book due out on March 232021

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Te the clear distinction between normal forgetting where you parked your car and forgetting due to Alzheimer's that you own a car And you'll see how memory is profoundly impacted by meaning emotion sleep stress and context Once you understand the language of memory and how it functions its incredible strengths and maddening weaknesses its natural vulnerabilities and potential superpowers you can both vastly improve your ability to remember and feel less rattled when you inevitably forget You can set educated expectations for your memory and in doing so create a better relationship with it You don't have to fear it any And that can be life changin. As une femme d un certain ge my poor memory is cobwebbed So to get an ARC of Lisa Genova s newest book REMEMBER made me cheer I ve devoured all her medical novels enjoying her fine writing and in depth knowledge as a real life neuroscientist These strengths inform REMEMBER too a powerful non fiction guide to memories Why we remember why we don t and helpful tips to protect and improve this precious gift Lisa explains complex concepts succinctly as she helps readers understand the mysteries of the neurosystem In STILL ALICE it was early on set dementia In LEFT NEGLECTED traumatic brain injury LOVE ANTHONY autism REMEMBER is as memorable as her elegant fiction and especially valuable for vulnerable minds Highly recommended5 of 5 StarsPub Date 23 Mar 2021 Remember NetGalleyThanks to Lisa Rodale Inc and NetGalley for the ARC Opinions are mine


10 thoughts on “Remember

  1. says:

    How do we remember How do our brains store memories and recall them What impacts memory How can we improve our memory Divided into 3 parts How We Remember Why We Forget and Improve or Repair this book answers all these uestions and Sound boring Let me assure you it is anything but The author has a PhD from Harv

  2. says:

    I’ve been a huge fan of Lisa Genova’s fiction And I have family members that have had or are suffering from dementia

  3. says:

    “Could you draw both sides of a penny with total accuracy from memory right now How can you both remember a penny and yet remember so little about it Is your memory failing It’s not It’s doing exactly what it supposed to do”

  4. says:

    After finishing Lisa Genova’s new book Remember I breathed a sigh of relief I know many of us worry about forgetting about the loss of memory of having the start of Alzheimer's that if we misplace our keys we are in a panic stateHowever Dr Genova assures us that this is natural and gives us some solid ideas about how

  5. says:

    I absolutely love Lisa Genova she is an author whose stories always teach and have a uniue perspective I've read all of her books and I knew even though this one was non fiction I was still interested Specifically because my husband suffers from PTSD and has memory issues This book looks into the science of how we remembe

  6. says:

    Lisa Genova a neuroscientist and author of Still Alice discusses facets of memory the impact of stress and how not all forgetting even those things that are just on the tip of your tongue means the onset of Alzheimer’s disease Her example was clear everyone misplaces their keys but if you find your keys in the refriger

  7. says:

    As une femme d'un certain âge my poor memory is cobwebbed So to get an ARC of Lisa Genova’s newest book REMEMBER made me cheer I’ve devoured all her medical novels enjoying her fine writing and in depth knowledge as a real life neuroscientist These strengths inform REMEMBER too — a powerful non fiction guide to memories Why we remember why we don’t and helpful tips to protect and improve this precio

  8. says:

    Lisa Genova is a neuroscientist who has written several well known novels invested with her subject bringing to life characters suffering from neurological conditions she knows so well Here she breaks from that path in writing a very accessib

  9. says:

    Brilliant and unforgettable read pun intended about the science of remembering and forgettingI had no idea Lisa Genova was a neuroscientist but knowing her writing so well from her incredible novels I just had to give Remember a try And I'm glad I did because it was a very well written accessible and gripping boo

  10. says:

    Author Lisa Genova is a neuroscientist She earned her undergraduate degree from Bates College in biopsychology and holds

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