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Collective Memory

Our Responsibility As Third Generation Holocaust Survivors

Jennie Shulkin | Posted 08.22.2016 | Impact
Jennie Shulkin

The passing of Elie Wiesel serves as a timely reminder that one day soon Holocaust survivors will no longer be able to tell their own stories.

How to Preserve Cultural Memory in the Digital Age

Abby Smith Rumsey | Posted 06.14.2016 | World
Abby Smith Rumsey

Awash in so much data, it is hard to know which have long-term value and which we can ignore.

Historians And Collective Memory

Edward Berenson | Posted 05.24.2013 | TED Weekends
Edward Berenson

Historians nowadays tend to be interested in different facets of memory, especially "collective memory" and its mirror image, forgetting. Among other things, we want to know how a society or community's memory of important events changes over time.

STUDY: Google Changes How Memory Is Stored

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 09.14.2011 | Technology

Does Google make your memory weaker? A recent series of studies conducted by Columbia University's Department of Psychology investigated the effect...