Can we restore memories we’ve lost?
Ask the doctor
Q. How do we store memories in our brain, and is there hope that someday we might be able to restore memories we've lost?
A. We remember just a tiny fraction of the events of our lives. The sights and sounds of every conscious moment could become a memory. But only when a moment seems important do we remember it, at least for a while. I remember the radiant beauty of my wife's face on our wedding day, at the moment she lifted the veil.