Going, going, gone: the where and why of memory erasure
By Jee Hyun Kim
If you could erase your memories, which ones would you choose?
As a neuroscientist, one of my raisons d’etre is to achieve, in a way, some form of memory erasure, especially for individuals that suffer post-traumatic stress disorder, social anxiety or drug addiction. Each of these situations involves some form of persistent memory that interferes with everyday function. [Read more] ...