The Mystery of Memory: Memory is our most precious mental ability. It gives our lives continuity, and provides each of us with a unique sense of identity. But when it doesn’t work the way we want it to, it can turn our lives upside down. Much about the workings of memory remains unknown, because of the unparalleled complexity of the biological organ that forms our memories: the brain. The Mystery of Memory takes us on an eye-opening journey of discovery by exploring the work of today’s leading scientists on the frontiers of memory.