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Author Quian Quiroga, Rodrigo, author

Title Borges and memory : encounters with the human brain / Rodrigo Quian Quiroga ; translated by Juan Pablo Fernández ; foreword by María Kodama
Published Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, [2012]
©2012
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 213 pages) : illustrations
Contents Funes and other cases of extraordinary memory -- The library of babel -- The man who could not forget -- Living in the past -- Subtleties of memory -- Where do memories reside? -- Prodigious minds -- The delicate balance between remembering and forgetting -- Perception and memory -- Neurophysiology of vision -- The Jennifer Aniston neuron -- Keys to thought
Summary Discusses the science of memory and the interpretation of memory in the novels of Jorge Luis Borges and earlier literatures
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Borges, Jorge Luis, 1899-1986 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Brain -- Research -- Popular works.
Memory disorders -- Case studies.
Memory in literature.
Memory -- Physiological aspects -- Popular works.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Popular works.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Fernández, Juan Pablo, translator
LC no. 2012008689
ISBN 0262305879 (electronic bk.)
9780262305877 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Borges y la memoria. English