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Hilde stby is a writer and editor and the author of Encyclopedia of Love and Longing, a novel about unrequited love that was published to critical acclaim in Norway. She has a master's degree in History of Ideas from the University of Oslo.Ylva stby is a clinical neuropsychologist with a PhD from the University of Oslo who devotes her research to the study of memory. She is also vice-president of the Norwegian Neuropsychology Association.Sam Kean is the New York Times bestselling author of The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons, Caesar's Last Breath, The Disappearing Spoon, and The Violinist's Thumb. His stories have appeared in the New Yorker, Atlantic Monthly, Mental Floss, and Slate, and his work has been featured on NPR's Radiolab, Science Friday, and Fresh Air.
"The stby sisters--one a novelist and the other a
neuropsychologist-- have combined their strengths to produce a
lyrically written and lucidly reasoned exploration of how memory
works. Diving for Seahorses is full of fascinating
characters and indelible scenes that will continue tumbling around
in your mind long after you've turned its last page."
--Luke Dittrich, author of Patient H.M.: A Story of Memory, Madness, and Family Secrets
"Gorgeously researched and written, this is science told as a
page-turner rather than a treatise. Be prepared to emerge with a
different sense of your life's memories. A book you can't
-- David Eagleman, PhD, neuroscientist, New York Times bestselling author, creator, and presenter of the PBS television series The Brain