What is memory and where in the brain is it stored? How is memory storage accomplished? Why do we forget? Memory is written by two scientists responsible for some of the most fundamental research in the field. It combines the latest findings from both biology and psychology to give an up-to-date, comprehensive overview of memory, from molecules and cells to brain systems and cognition. Full of real-life examples and full-colour illustrations, this book is perfect for the general reader wanting to know more about this fascinating subject.