Doing My Memoir – In Search of Self

I’ve spent most of my career investigating the lives and works of scientists.
Now I’m turning my intellectual toolbox towards a study of my own enigma.

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The life course as a process of punctuated equilibrium

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My remote FB-friend Mark Hineline came up with an interesting idea the other day. "It occurs to me", he wrote, "that the self can develop over time in the manner…

Scientific memoirs as stories of personal decline

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I still remember the day almost two years ago when I read the best scientific autobiography I've ever held in my hands. The best description of the life of a…

Episodic memory and narrative reconstruction

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In the course of this project, I've spent evening after evening recollecting memories from my childhood and school years. I have jotted down pages of notes with several hundreds of…