False memory syndrome!!!! Like most of mine!
From: Poetryetc: poetry and poetics [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On
Behalf Of Dominic Fox
Sent: 26 March 2012 00:41
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Subject: Re: 24/03/2012
On Sun, Mar 25, 2012 at 11:57 PM, Kasper Salonen <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Very concise and tightly packed, quite similar to the way I tend to write
> poems in English. It occurred to me that this would be quite a challenge
> translate. :)
Yes, I imagine it would!
By chance, I just saw a link to this article:
which includes the following:
"Together, our findings indicate that activating a sparse but specific
ensemble of hippocampal neurons that contribute to a memory engram is
sufficient for the recall of that memory. Moreover, our experimental
approach offers a general method of mapping cellular populations
bearing memory engrams."
Scary stuff. I do wonder how the traditional lyric concern with the
"innermost" aspects of selfhood and personality, its linking of time
with identity via memory, will stand up to this kind of scientific