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The Loss Of Memory And Attention

The Loss Of Memory And Attention

As individuals and as a society, we are steadily losing our long-term memories. Endless stimulation and "choices" have nearly turned us into the protagonist in the film "Memento," whose memory-loss condition puts him at the mercy of others' manipulations.
Rote memorization--unfairly maligned by modern educators--has its merits and deserves a reconsideration.