‘Forgetting’ Review: The Balm of Oblivion

July 8, 2021

There is a robust market for books that praise our seemingly feeble habits of mind. Authors have lately offered empirical support for the benefits of everything from swearing to grumpiness. Now Scott Small, the director of the Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center at Columbia University, joins this merciful bunch with his own upbeat take on one of our more profound mental shortcomings: forgetfulness. [read more (PDF)]

Source: The Wall Street Journal