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Forgotten Ideas, Neglected Pioneers: Richard Semon and the by Daniel L. Schacter

By Daniel L. Schacter

Richard Semon was once a German evolutionary biologist who wrote, throughout the first decade of the 20th century, attention-grabbing analyses of the workings of human reminiscence which have been sooner than their time. even if those were nearly unknown to fashionable researchers, Semon's paintings has been rediscovered prior to now 20 years and has began to have a power at the box. This booklet not just examines Semon's contribution to reminiscence study, but additionally tells the tale of a rare lifestyles set opposed to the heritage of a turbulent interval in ecu background and significant advancements in technology and evolutionary concept. The ensuing booklet is an interesting mixture of biographical, old and mental material.

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