The human memory is crucial to a trial. It is the essence of a lay person’s testimony. So where does memory come from?
In the Organized Mind neuroscientist Daniel Levitin explains.
. . . [more]
When we experience an event, a unique set of neurons is activated. The act of remembering something is a process of bringing back on line those neurons that were involved in the original experience… Once we get those neurons to become active in a fashion similar to how they were during the original event, we experience the memory as a lower-resolution replay of the original event. If only we