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Forget hell

The Times reports the latest discovery from the burgeoning field of neuroscience. It’s a chemical that may proveĀ  helpful in erasing harmful memories that, say, relate to trauma, addiction and learned behavior. It may also be useful in enhancing memory. The Times story makes this observation in its general commentary about the growth of the […]

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Say good-bye to bad memories

Neuroscience is eclipsing psychology. A new study, from the Chinese, reports on experiments that may lead to a “treatment” for traumatic memories — effectively detaching the emotional intensity from the narrative itself, perhaps permanently, through a single treatment. The article, weirdly, does not take up how this might affect the incidence or treatment of post-traumatic […]

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