1885 Hermann Ebbinghaus publishes his pioneering book Memory: A Contribution to Experimental Psychology.
1890 William James makes the distinction between primary (short-term) and secondary (long-term) memory in The Principles of Psychology.
1950 Mathematician Alan Turing’s test suggests that a computer can be considered a thinking machine.
1972 Endel Tulving makes the distinction between semantic and episodic memory.
2001 Daniel Schacter proposes a list of the different ways we misremember in The Seven Sins of Memory.
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