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Can We Keep Time? – The Atlantic

Can We Keep Time? – The Atlantic

It can be tough to face our own mortality. Keeping diaries, posting to social media, and taking photos are all tools that can help to minimize the discomfort that comes with realizing we have limited time on Earth. But how exactly does documenting our lives impact how we live and remember them? In this episode, diarist and author Sarah Manguso reflects on the benefits and limitations of keeping track of time, and Charan Ranganath, a professor of psychology and researcher at the UC Davis Center for Neuroscience, discusses what research reveals about how memories work and how we can better keep time. Listen and subscribe here: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | YouTube | Google Podcasts | Pocket Casts Becca Rashid: You know, Ian, whenever someone asks me to get in their BeReal, I’m always like, What? What is that? What’s happening? What are we doing? Why are we doing this? Do we need to do this? I am not very social media–savvy. So they have to give me a break. Ian Bogost: Becca, you’re talking …