Collaborating to Remember: A Distributed Cognition Account of Families Coping with Memory Impairments

author: Mike Wu, Department of Computer Science, University of Toronto
published: May 28, 2008,   recorded: April 2008,   views: 3421

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We study ten families coping with the consequences of amnesia. By applying distributed cognition theory, we show that the families work together as “cognitive systems” to combat their memory issues.

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