In the Winter 2011 issue
Forgetting of Things Past
By Michael Anft
Researchers have unlocked a storehouse of secrets, beginning to unravel
why our memory fails us—and how to make us forget when we need to.
By Bret McCabe
Nine decades of history rest in boxes at the Afro-American, where
student archivists have begun to shed light on thousands of underexplored lives.
Paying Attention to Distraction
By Dale Keiger
The swift saturation of technology has prompted new concerns
regarding the importance of concentration. Why is something as vital as
attentiveness so hard?
By Kristen Intlekofer
People do a lot of things in the name of health. Not all of them are
healthful. Here are 10 practices that could do more harm than good.
- The Big Question: Why Are Zombies the Hot Metaphor?
- Editor’s Note: A Word from the iEditor
- Letters: Of Monuments and Men
- Essay: Crash Course
- Golomb’s Gambits: Merging Words
- Wholly Hopkins: Matters of note from around Johns Hopkins
- Psychiatry: Why can’t some people throw anything away?
- Education: New school colors just the beginning
- Center for a Livable Future: Farming for urban tilapia
- Museums: Zelda the painter
- Nursing: Let nurses fill the gap
- Applied Physics Laboratory: Low-tech sleuthing
- Books: A knock on the head, and jazz in wartime Paris
- Students: Interns learn from rougher lives
- Alumni News & Notes
- How To: Win a Nobel Prize