Welcome to Understanding Memory. Someone once said that memory is fascinating because sometimes we forget what we want to remember, sometimes we remember what we want to forget, and sometimes we remember events that never happened or never happened the way we remember them. I want to show you how memory works, why it sometimes fails, and what we can do to enhance it. Based on my recent book – Memory and Movies: What Films Can Teach Us About Memory (MIT Press, 2015) – I will provide an introduction to the scientific study of human memory by focusing on a select group of topics that hold widespread appeal.
Understanding Memory: Explaining the Psychology of Memory through MoviesWesleyan University
About this Course
Skills you will gain
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- Personal Development
Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
Memory Processes and Memory Movies
Making Long Lasting Memories
Autobiographical Memories and Life Stories
Understanding the Reality of Amnesia
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TOP REVIEWS FROM UNDERSTANDING MEMORY: EXPLAINING THE PSYCHOLOGY OF MEMORY THROUGH MOVIES
Very interesting and informative, it provides you with all the informations. It gives you a really nice level of understanding so that you can carry on with your research. Very enjoyable. :)
This is a throughly enjoyable experience.
Information was presented in a manner that made it easy to understand and the film clips accurately expressed what was being presented in the lecture.
The material is presented in an easy to remember and understand format. Information is repeated several times during a lecture. The videos chosen enhanced understanding and engagement in the lectures.
This is a great course.I'm a film lover and a psychology student.This method of learning [learning through movies] more effect than the usual learning. Hope to see more courses like this in future.
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