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How We Remember and Forget.

Specialist in memory and language disorders, Dr. Barry Gordon. Gordon's book "Memory: Remembering and Forgetting in Everyday Life" (Mastermedia Ltd. The book can be ordered by calling 1-800-334-8232) looks at recognition, recall, memory blocks and the effects of drugs. The book also gives tips to increasing memory recall and dispels some common myths about the brain and memory. Gordon is a behavior neurologist, cognitive neuroscientist and experimental psychologist at Johns Hopkins University. (Interview by Marty Moss-Coane)

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Other segments from the episode on June 10, 1996

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, June 10, 1996: Interview with Barry Gordon; Review of Hal McKusick's album "Now's the Time (1957-58)."

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