Traumatic experiences can cause people to suddenly lose their memory. Scientists have been investigating the mechanisms of amnesia. They found that patients' memories are still in the brain, but no longer accessible.
Do you ever think you've seen a ghost and get scared? Wasn't it the rustling of curtains in the wind? We know it's totally irrational, but there's little we can do to stop the fear. Where does the feeling come from?
Algorithms and robots aim to make human emotions predictable. The technology is already an integral part of most people’s lives and has made them transparent.
Dortmund police have asked the public to ID a man with severe amnesia found in a freight train with just books and an asthma spray. He is otherwise of sound mind. The only thing missing, police say, is his memory.
Gunter Demnig has laid down over 60,000 brass-plated stumbling stones in 22 countries so that the victims of the Holocaust are never forgotten. The sculptor is turning 70 today.
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