The Proust Effect: The Senses as Doorways to Lost Memories

TitleThe Proust Effect: The Senses as Doorways to Lost Memories
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2014
Authorsvan Campen, C
PublisherOup Oxford
Abstract

The senses can be powerful triggers for memories of our past, eliciting a range of both positive and negative emotions. In this book we explore what is so special about sense memories, how they work in the brain, how they can enrich our daily life, and even how they can help those suffering from problems involving memory