Letters: Jul. 3, 2000

MEMORY

"The article about memory was excellent, and I was going to write you something about it, but I forgot what it was." MARGARITA M. HORNER West Palm Beach, Fla.

Many emotions surround memory loss, the worst of which is fear [SCIENCE, June 12]. I was rapidly losing my memory before medication that helped me was prescribed. One day my husband gently asked me if there was a reason I had hung up the phone in the sink. It was funny and a little scary, but what I didn't share with him was that while on the phone with our Chihuahua...

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