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Nov 19

At the Movies



At the movies

In the movie Memento, Leonard is unable to remember what happened to him a few minutes ago due to brain injury. He had trouble learning new facts and events, which is a function of the hippocampus, the temporal lobes, and parts of the thalamus. The amygdala intensifies a memory by adding an emotional component to it.


 

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There are two fundamental phenomena regarding memory that all educators should be quite attentive to as they directly affect memory and how well students remember information after initially presented.

By understanding these two essential factors affecting working memory detailed in November 2017 Ed Tip, educators will be able to drastically improve students’ retention of new information.