Monthly Archives: March 2014

Some nuggets about music and dementia

In the past, when I’ve been talking to people who care for people with dementia or museum staff who work with people with dementia, I’ve heard statements like: “[Edith] hardly ever speaks but when we put this CD on she … Continue reading

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Sound and Memory

Originally posted on SOUNDS LIKE NOISE:
When from a long-distant past nothing subsists, after the people are dead, after the things are broken and scattered, still, alone, more fragile, but with more vitality, more unsubstantial, more persistent, more faithful, the…

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Malafouris and the motley crew

In my previous blog entry I noted the reservations that some cognitive scientists have about the hypothesis that the process of thinking should be construed as having constitutive elements outside of the brain. Essentially the reservation, as Shapiro presented it, … Continue reading

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