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Memory, Experiences and Language by Lily's Dad Patient Expert Posted Thu 13 Aug 2009 7:17pm Today we met Lily's Daddy for lunch at one of our favorite spots.  They serve southern food out of an old gas station and have a great vibe.  Once Lily saw the restaurant, she started talking about Choo Choos, because there are a number of trains right down the street and you can always hear the whistles.   Then we sat down and Lily asked for ... Read on »
Men More Likely to Have an Accurate Memory of Unpleasant Experiences by Kathy J. Patient Expert Posted Wed 01 Feb 2012 1:06pm A woman’s memory of an experience is less likely to be accurate than a man’s if it was unpleasant and emotionally provocative, according to research undertaken by University of Montreal researchers at Louis-H Lafontaine Hospital. “Very few studies have looked at how ‘valence’ and ‘arousal’ affect memories independently of each other, that ... Read on »
The Experience of Memories by Dave Harm Posted Sat 07 Jan 2012 1:22pm The Law of Actualization states that we are all the ultimate creators of our own experience and our reciprocally shared realities. The Experience of Memories a lifetime of memories a treasure chest of experiences a reality that can not be denied following mutual paths a parallel universe two people with different memories yet th ... Read on »
Memory and Place as Shared Experience by Philip B. Stafford, Ph.D. Posted Fri 02 May 2014 10:23am As I approach 65 years on this planet, May 24, 2014, I find my dreams increasingly populated by people from my past. I’m happy to say that the dreams are uniformly pleasant, if typically inscrutable. Gerontologists tend towards a view of memory as a psychological phenomenon and I suppose these dreams are a form of memory, an interior experience ... Read on »
Improv For Alzheimer's : An Improvisational Theater Experience For Persons With Memory Loss by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Mon 15 Aug 2011 2:53pm The mission of the Memory Ensemble is to improve the quality of life for persons living with Alzheimer’s Disease (ADRD) and related disorders through the intervention of improvisational theater, to investigate the benefits of this non-pharmacological intervention, and to translate these benefits to other communities. Alzheimer's Reading Room ... Read on »
What makes us happy? The riddle of experience vs memory by Kathy J. Patient Expert Posted Wed 03 Mar 2010 6:41am Using examples from vacations to colonoscopies, Nobel laureate and founder of behavioral economics Daniel Kahneman reveals how our “experiencing selves” and our “remembering selves” perceive happiness differently. Source: TED Read on »
What it Means to Experience the National Donor Memorial by Donate Life Illinois .. Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 11 Sep 2008 7:13pm I received an email on Monday that made my week. In July, Mary from the National KidneyFoundation of Illinois had the opportunity and honor to attend the 10th Annual Donor Recognition Ceremony and Workshop in Washington, D.C. Mary's recap is incredibly moving and a great reminder of how impactful and important the issue of organ don ... Read on »
Memory of Labor Pain Influenced by a Woman's Childbirth Experience by AtYourCervix Patient Expert Posted Fri 13 Mar 2009 3:14pm From Memory of Labor Pain Influenced by a Woman's Childbirth Experience By Megan Rauscher NEW YORK (Reuters Health) Mar 11 - Research shows that for about half of women who give birth, memories of the intensity of labor pain decline over time. However, for some women, their recollection of pain does not seem to d ... Read on »
Memories by Dave Harm Posted Sat 07 Jan 2012 1:27pm This ramble fits in perfectly with The Law of Actualization. The law states that we are all the ultimate creators of our own experience and our reciprocally shared realities. “Our own experience” what powerful words. How does this experience relate with the lives we live today? Through our memories. Our memories gives us experience. As an ... Read on »
Using my physical memory by Broken Brilliant Patient Expert Posted Tue 16 Jun 2009 12:20am I have been working on a new technique for remembering hard-to-recall things that I have to do. I’m notorious for completely spacing out on stuff that I can’t afford to forget. People tell me that your memory gets worse as you age, but I’ve been this way since my 20’s, and I noticed a real dip in my ability to remember important things after ... Read on »