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How We Remember and Forget

Specialist in memory and language disorders, Dr. Barry Gordon. His book is "Memory: Remembering and Forgetting in Everyday Life." It 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. (Rebroadcast)

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Other segments from the episode on August 28, 1996

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, August 28, 1996: Interview with Barry Gordon; Interview with Fred Sheftell.

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