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The Big, the Small, and the Complex: To Remember Better, Build a Mansion in Your Mind
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(2011),
Source: worldsciencefestival.com
Joshua Foer, author of Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything, walks us through the process of constructing “memory palaces”—an age-old memorization technique currently exploited by the world’s leading memory champs and mental athletes. Psychologist and memory expert Lynn...
(2011),
Source: worldsciencefestival.com
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Reconstruction of Automobile Destruction
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(2013),
Source: www.youtube.com
Lawyers and courts recognize the power of the leading question—a question that by either its form or content suggests to the person answering the question the desired answer (Loftus & Palmer, 1974). Psychologists took this known phenomenon a step further by demonstrating that such leading questions can alter mem...
(2013),
Source: www.youtube.com
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What is Memory?
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(2011),
Source: worldsciencefestival.com
Just what is memory anyway? How much of it is conscious, and how much of it is subconscious? Find out in this short, animated primer on the different types of memory.
(2011),
Source: worldsciencefestival.com
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The Big, the Small, and the Complex: How Good Is Your Memory?
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(2011),
Source: worldsciencefestival.com
One of the fascinating things about people who have had a misattribution memory is the confidence in which they will defend their recollection. Building upon his anecdote about memory researcher Donald Thompson, who was wrongfully accused of a brutal rape due to a misattribution, Daniel Schacter proposes a memory...
(2011),
Source: worldsciencefestival.com
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The Fallibility of 9/11 Memories
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(2011),
Source: worldsciencefestival.com
How confident are you in your memories? After a dramatic, emotionally charged event such as the 9/11 terrorist attack, people describe their memories of the event as being “etched” or “burned” into their minds. And their confidence that such recollections are completely accurate is abnormally high compared...
(2011),
Source: worldsciencefestival.com
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The Fiction of Memory
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(2013, originally published 2013),
Source: www.ted.com
Memory-manipulation expert Elizabeth Loftus explains how our memories might not be what they seem -- and how implanted memories can have real-life repercussions.
(2013, originally published 2013),
Source: www.ted.com
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Persistence of Memory
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(2011),
Source: worldsciencefestival.com
Our memories are the aggregate of our life experiences. They shape who we are in a big way. Giulio Tononi, an award-winning psychiatrist and neuroscientist, has made this study his main focus. He explains that not all memories are conscious, and that these unconscious memories are more important than you think.
(2011),
Source: worldsciencefestival.com
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Can Eyewitnesses be Trusted?
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(2013),
Source: worldsciencefestival.com
Legal expert Nita Farahany and neuroscientist Anthony Wagner say that fMRI studies show that we cannot rely on our memories to be accurate. But technology to prove this is not yet ready for the courtroom.
(2013),
Source: worldsciencefestival.com
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Elizabeth Loftus: Memory Matters
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(2013),
Source: www.youtube.com
"People sometimes remember things that never happened." The BHA, Centre for Inquiry UK, Goldsmiths' Anomalistic Psychology Research Unit present Elizabeth Loftus on Memory Matters, exploring how and why this happens.
(2013),
Source: www.youtube.com
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Don't eat the marshmallow
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(2009),
Source: www.ted.com
In this short talk from TED U, Joachim de Posada shares a landmark experiment on delayed gratification -- and how it can predict future success. With priceless video of kids trying their hardest not to eat the marshmallow.
(2009),
Source: www.ted.com
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