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Human Memory Is Reconstruction, Not Replay

Lecture no. 6 from the course: Scientific Secrets for a Powerful Memory

Human Memory Is Reconstruction, Not Replay

Taught by Professor Peter M. Vishton | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Professional Development Courses

Why should you bother enhancing your memory when there are computers that can do it for you? In what ways is information stored on a computer different from information stored in the recesses of your brain? What are the limits of how memory functions? What are some important roles that technology can—and should—play in backing up our memories? Why are “source memories” and “flashbulb memories” so problematic, and how can you recognize them? Find the answers in this final lecture

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November 26, 2018
This is one of the very best courses I have taken. The speaker kept it interesting and gave us many excellent tips on how to improve our memory. I strongly recommend this course.

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