Tag Archives: Forgetting

Well: Forgetting the Pain of Exercise

Some marathon runners forget over time just how much they hurt, depending on how much they enjoyed the race.

NYT > Fitness & Nutrition

Waiting for the Forgetting to Begin

Using a jarred brain as a teaching tool, my dad showed my 8-year-old self how brains with Alzheimer’s disease become smaller, and how wide grooves develop in the cerebral cortex. But only after his death – and my mother’s confession about whose brain occupied that jar – did I figure out that my father was quite literally demonstrating how this disease runs through our heads.