Dr. Charles Fernyhough’s is a psychologist and the author of two novels: The Auctioneer and Box of Birds. His book, A Thousand Days of Wonder: A Scientist’s Chronicle of His Daughter’s Developing Mind was a Parade magazine pick of the week and has been translated into seven languages. His newest book, Pieces of Light, was named a science Book of the Year in both the Sunday Times and New Scientist for the U.K. edition. Fernyhough has taught creative writing, with a particular focus on psychological processes in reading and writing, in a variety of contexts around the U.K. His work has appeared in The Guardian, The Financial Times, Nature, The Observer, The Sunday Telegraph and Psychology Today. Visit his website at charlesfernyhough.com and blog at pieceslight.blogspot.com.
New research confirms that memories are created in the present rather than being faithful records of the past