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Once a Week (magazine)/Series 1/Volume 3/Morbid memory




There are very few thoughtful persons to whom the question has not presented itself, What is the nature of the operation of that extraordinary psychological phenomenon, memory? With a very slight effort of will we are enabled to recall, at a moment’s notice, long past events with startling vividness. We fold up and carry in our cerebrum the scenes and incidents of years of travel; we Page:ONCE A WEEK JUL TO DEC 1860.pdf/294 Page:ONCE A WEEK JUL TO DEC 1860.pdf/295