"You wonder how many mornings are left," muses Paul Auster in his memoir, Winter Journal. Patricia Kim '14 walks about Auster's dream-like world, and gets a little lost in the author's slightly self-indulgent meandering.
At the Johnson, Heather McAdams '14 is compelled by the dichotomies inherent in memory. She writes, a picture may be worth a thousand words, but a single photograph can’t always capture the whole story.
If only memorizing material for a prelim, recalling where you left your keys, or remembering the name of last night’s date were easier. There are certainly ways to help improve one’s memory. Memory is simply the mental ability to store, retain or recall information, and understanding the way it works is key to making it sharper.