Cultural and Cognitive Memory

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Illustration: Colourbox

The stories we tell shape our private and social identities. We investigate how the literary imagination informs processes of social cognition and cultural memory.

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Published Oct. 2, 2020 1:22 PM

Karin Kukkonen, Ylva Østby and Bergljot Gjelvik explore the relations between memory, literature and mindfulness. This interdisciplinary research project investigates the phenomenology of personal episodic memory and how this relate to literary fiction and mindfulness meditation.