We all have more -- and more vivid--memories of young adulthood than we do of any other time of life, no matter what personal and professional ups and downs we have along the way.
Cognitive scientists are very interested in people's "remembered futures." Which scenarios do we recall best? Are most people's future memories as rosy as mine? Or do we also spin out other, less optimistic simulations of the future... Read Post
I once witnessed, up close and painfully, the grief of a man who had lost his wife of 50 years. A period of emotional disruption... Read Post