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Exploring the Two Cultures

Larry Squire: ‘Conscious and Unconscious Memory Systems of the Mammalian Brain’
Distinguished Professor Larry Squire (UCSD), whose pioneering work established the distinction between conscious and unconscious memory, discusses the structure and organization of memory.

Simon Kemp: 'Unconscious Memory from Proust to the Present'
Dr Simon Kemp (Somerville, Oxford), explores how memory and the unconscious intertwine in literature from Proust to the contemporary novel, and consider what light might be shed by new perspectives on the nature and functioning of unconscious memory offered by cognitive neuroscience.