Tag Archives: memory

Looking For an Alarm Clock for Bacteria

Scientists shed light on bacterial behaviour – essential knowledge for beating diseases. Continue reading

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Your Memory Is Not a Video Camera

Neuroscientist Jaan Aru explains how and why our memories can be false. Continue reading

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How Russia and Estonia Remember WWII?

See how Russia pushes the WWII memory into the domain of sacred, while Estonia de-sacralizes the war. Continue reading

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Why Speaking Languages Is Inspiring, Enjoyable, and Healthy

Cognitive neurolinguist Professor Edna Andrews examines the links between languages and the brain, the benefits of multilingualism, and the role of semiotics. Continue reading

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Why Do We Dream?

Brain researcher Jaan Aru explores the question: ‘Why do we dream?’ He presents a recent theory, according to which dreams do the hard work of storing our memories. Continue reading

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Katyń at Cambridge

The transnational research project entitled “Memory at War: Cultural Dynamics in Poland, Russia, and Ukraine” seeks to understand the controversies of modern memory in the former Soviet space. Maria Mälksoo, a Senior Researcher at UT Institute of Government and Politics, writes about Katyń, the topic of the project’s inaugural workshop in Cambridge. Continue reading

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