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Hi Dace -
>It has to be holistic. There's no way memory could have a single storage
Holistic is one of those horrible words.
Nothing _has_ to be holistic, nohow. Or everything is....
It's a buzzy little newage word dripping with snot.
The comment about memory and the way it seems to be stored in the brain
was (AFAIK) holographic- meaning that great chunks of it can be removed,
but a generally less resolute artefact remains, distinguishable, but
possibly not complete or discernible enough to use accurately. This would
coincide with evidence from eyewitness tests and testimonies, and most
neurological studies that I'm aware of. Brain functions are also capable
of taking over non-normal inputs- auditory regions can use visual
Memory itself is simply a function of the brain.
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