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Douwe Draaisma

Douwe Draaisma is Professor of the History of Psychology at the University of Groningen. His successful Metaphors of Memory (1995) has been translated into several languages and was awarded the Heymans Prize of the Dutch National Institute of Psychologists. It has sold 15,000 copies. Why Life Speeds Up as You Get Older (2001), which has sold more than 125,000 copies, has also been translated into a variety of languages. The book has won four national prizes and was shortlisted for the 2005 British Aventis Prize, the world’s most prestigious award for popular science. Of Disturbances of the Mind (2006) 15,000 copies have been sold and several translations are forthcoming. Draaisma’s most recent work is The Nostalgia Factory (2008), which has already sold 50,000 copies.