It’s Okay to “Forget” What You Read

What we get from books is not just a collection of names, dates and events stored in our minds like files in a computer. Books also change, via our mental models, the very reality that we perceive.

You can think of mental models as psychological lenses that color and shape what we see. Some of this is genetic or cultural (Americans focus on very different parts of a picture than the Japanese do), but much of our perception is also shaped by experience — and experience includes the books we read.


Folksonomies: reading memory experience

 It’s Okay to “Forget” What You Read
Electronic/World Wide Web>Internet Article:  Chu, Charles (Aug 27, 2017), It’s Okay to “Forget” What You Read, Retrieved on 2017-09-29
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  • Folksonomies: reading memory


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