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Do you have memories that you would rather not be able to access? This researcher has a possible technique. (Read
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|"Movie fans with unaltered memories remember the 2004 film Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Kate Winslet and Jim Carrey play lovers who have a falling out. Carrey's character goes to a company called Lacuna, Inc. to have his memories of the relationship removed.
(Jim Carrey gets spotless)
(Bill Christensen 9/21/2010 6:17:22 PM)
|"This could have huge benefits for victims of Post Traumatic Stress disorder."
(Greg 9/27/2010 8:22:37 AM)
|"Regarding the benefits for PTSD, this was written about in the novel Fear by Jeff Abbott."
(Greg 9/27/2010 8:38:18 AM)
|"Greg, thanks for bringing that reference to our attention. Here's a quote from the novel:
"You're saying Frost could let this guy eventually forget this attack?"
From Fear by Jeff Abbott, published 2007."
"Not entirely. But Frost strips the trauma of the attack, keeps the fearful memory from strengthening. Frost can make his memory of being beaten almost to death toothless - so that the recall of it produces no effects of post-traumatic stress disorder."
(Bill Christensen 9/27/2010 3:12:52 PM)
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