Are we all "unreliable narrators" of our own life stories? Charles Fernyhough, psychologist and the author of Pieces of Light: How the New Science of Memory Illuminates the Stories We Tell About Our Pasts, talks about the act of remembering as an act of "narrative imagination" and what it means if memories are as much about the present as the past.
In this podcast, Jad talks to Charles Fernyhough about the connection between thought and the voice in your head. How did it get there? And what's happening when people hear someone else's voice in their head?
Susan Schaller believes that the best idea she ever had in her life had to do with an isolated young man she met one day at a community college. He was 27-years-old at the time, and though he had been born deaf, no one had ever taught him to sign. ...
It’s almost impossible to imagine a world without words. But in this hour, we try to do just that.
How well can you ever really know the people around you?