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A plethora of perspectives

It’s been a while (10 months!) since I last posted on this blog. I’ve been studying, and writing a dissertation for, a MSc in Psychology. There were some fascinating potential tangents to explore along the way but it was too … Continue reading

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The end of a conversation?

I’ve had a couple of conversations which went along the lines of “Have you read the REMCARE report? It shows that reminiscence work has negative effects on participants.” It seemed as though these colleagues felt that this was the end … Continue reading

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2015 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 1,900 times in 2015. If it were a cable car, it … Continue reading

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I probably first heard David Eagleman talking on Radiolab and, following that, added his book ‘David Eagleman – Incognito’ to my list of books-to-be-read. I finally managed to get there, a mere 4 years after he first published the book. … Continue reading

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Memory and reconciliation

I tend to read (& blog) about aspects of memory that are personal and, furthermore, take a scientific approach to the topic. This is, of course, not the only way to approach memory as a topic. Memory can also be … 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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Sure, it’s about dementia research stupid, but don’t forget about wellbeing.

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6th Annual Conference in collaboration with University of Nottingham’s Sensory Studies Network ‘Home Atmospheres: Sensing & Feeling at Home’

Originally posted on HISTORIES OF HOME SSN:
The Histories of Home Subject Specialist Network (SSN) in collaboration with the University of Nottingham is hosting its sixth annual conference Home Atmospheres: Sensing & Feeling at Home, to be held at the…

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“i thank You God for most this amazing” by e.e. cummings

Originally posted on THE POETRY PLACE:
i thank You God for most this amazing day:for the leaping greenly spirits of trees and a blue true dream of sky; and for everything which is natural which is infinite which is yes…

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A month or so ago, I attended a one-day symposium, ‘The Power of the Real’ at the Millenium Gallery in Sheffield. The symposium was part of a project exploring the role of objects in design teaching (amongst other things) and … Continue reading

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