Edinburgh University taught me English and new values and, in effect, gave me a chance not only to complete my linguistic studies but to restart my life in Britain.
Professor Kim Graham has pursued psychology since picking it up as a second-year outside course. Today she is a leading cognitive neuroscientist and champion of research activities. Here she reflects on breaking barriers, making a stand and enduring friendships.
At that time, it seemed impossible to me that anyone would ever know enough, or feel confident that one knew enough (!), to write an academic book. It feels pretty amazing, therefore, that I am now an author of my own, and that our work is helping drive new ways of thinking about how the brain supports human memory.
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