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Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Memory Processes and Memory Movies

1 hour to complete
5 videos (Total 38 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
5 videos
Lecture 1: Sometimes Life Imitates Art - Film: 50 First Dates6m
Lecture 2: What is Memory? - Film: Finding Nemo10m
Lecture 3: Memory's Everyday Function13m
Lecture 4: Using Films to Tell Stories About Memory - Film: The Princess Bride5m
1 reading
Suggested Readings for Module 1 (optional)10m
1 practice exercise
Memory Processes and Memory Films30m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Making Long Lasting Memories

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 76 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
6 videos
Lecture 6: Creating Long Lasting Memories - Film: Cast Away20m
Lecture 7: Facing the Future by Looking Backward - Film: Groundhog Day9m
Lecture 8: Different Ways of Remembering - Film: Crash11m
Lecture 9: Where Do We Keep Our Memories - Film: Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind10m
Lecture 10: Memory Champs, Mnemonics, and Savants - Movie: Rain Man17m
1 reading
Suggested Readings for Module 2 (optional)10m
1 practice exercise
Making Memories that Last30m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Autobiographical Memories and Life Stories

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 65 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
6 videos
Lecture 12: Tell Me a Story About You - Film: Slumdog Millionaire12m
Lecture 13: Emotion, Empathy, and Movies - Film: Cinema Paradiso: The New Version12m
Lecture 14: Distant Memories - Film: Titanic13m
Lecture 15: Unforgettable Moments - Film: Unchained Memories: The Slave Narratives10m
Lecture 16: Remember Me - Film: The Joy Luck Club7m
1 reading
Suggested Readings for Module 3 (optional)10m
1 practice exercise
Autobiographical Memories and Life Stories30m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Understanding the Reality of Amnesia

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 66 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
5 videos
Lecture 18: Organic Amnesia from Brain Injuries - Film: The Music Never Stopped16m
Lecture 19: Lost and Found Memories: Dissociative Amnesia - Film: The Return of the Soldier12m
Lecture 20: Lost and Found Memories: Dissociative Fugue - Film: The Majestic11m
Lecture 21: Memory's Most Studied Mind - Film: Memento15m
1 reading
Suggested Readings for Module 4 (optional)10m
1 practice exercise
Understanding the Reality of Amnesia30m

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