Have I seen you somewhere before? How the brain enables recognition and remembrance of things past
School of Physiology, Pharmacology & Neuroscience
Professor Clea Warburton.
Reception Room, Wills Memorial Building, Queen's Road, BS8 1RJ,
While we may complain about the fallibility of our memories, especially when trying to put a name to a face, we actually have an enormous capacity for retaining information over long periods of time. Our accumulated memories not only form our autobiography, but also guide our future actions and are fundamental to our personal identity.