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Oliver Sacks on Memory, Plagiarism & Creativity

Oliver Sacks on Memory, Plagiarism & Creativity

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Remind me to buy this guy's books: "There is no way by which events can be directly recorded in our brains; they are experienced and constructed in a highly subjective way, different in every individual, differently reinterpreted or reexperienced whenever recollected. . . . Frequently, our only truth is narrative truth, the stories we tell each other, and ourselves-the stories we continually recategorize and refine. Such subjectivity is built into the very nature of memory" - Neurologist Oliver Sacks on Memory, Plagiarism, and the Necessary Forgettings of Creativity | Brain Pickings

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