Lecture 10: Memory I

author: John Gabrieli, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT
recorded by: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT
published: Jan. 4, 2013,   recorded: February 2011,   views: 2892
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How good is your memory? What different types of memory do we have? What kind of factors can affect how we retain certain information in our memory? During this session, we will explore steps by which we create and store memories and the different categories of memories.

Keywords: memory, flashbulb memories, short and long term memory, proactive and retroactive interference, Ebbinghaus's curve of forgetting, mnemonist

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