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Sobre o curso

Welcome to Understanding Memory. Someone once said that memory is fascinating because sometimes we forget what we want to remember, sometimes we remember what we want to forget, and sometimes we remember events that never happened or never happened the way we remember them. I want to show you how memory works, why it sometimes fails, and what we can do to enhance it. Based on my recent book – Memory and Movies: What Films Can Teach Us About Memory (MIT Press, 2015) – I will provide an introduction to the scientific study of human memory by focusing on a select group of topics that hold widespread appeal. To facilitate your understanding, I will use clips from numerous films to illustrate different aspects of memory – describing what has been learned about memory in a nontechnical way for people with no prior background in psychology. Many of us love watching movies because they offer an unparalleled opportunity for entertainment, even if entertaining films are not always scientifically accurate. Still, I believe that we can learn a lot about memory from popular films, if we watch them with an educated eye. Welcome once more. I am looking forward to showing you what movies can teach us about memory. John Seamon Professor of Psychology Emeritus Wesleyan University...

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Aug 01, 2020

The material is presented in an easy to remember and understand format. Information is repeated several times during a lecture. The videos chosen enhanced understanding and engagement in the lectures.


Jun 03, 2020

one of the best course I did on Coursera. I really love learning memory and psychology at the same time. the examples given are really just awesome. One useful course during this COVID-19 pandemic.

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por RAJE A C

Jun 08, 2020

I gained good information and enjoyed learning.

por احمد ا

Mar 12, 2018

one of the most enjoyable & informative courses


Jul 13, 2016

One of the best courses I ever had on Coursera!

por Samhita J

Aug 25, 2020

Got to know new about the way brain functions.

por luisa f m

Nov 15, 2016

an excelent and useful course I really like it

por JOHN Q

Feb 18, 2016

Interesting, enjoyable,and well taught course!

por Martha B P

Aug 22, 2020

I loved it so much! Very didatic and useful!

por Ajay C

Jul 02, 2020

A great course. The talk as kept interesting

por Sergio T

Jun 05, 2020

un buen curso, claro, sencillo y entretenido

por amira e

Aug 15, 2018

i'm in the first weak but i loved it already

por Maria C F L

Aug 30, 2020

Great lectures on a very interesting topic.

por Akshat J

Jun 29, 2018

A brilliant course. It is a must do course.


Oct 22, 2017

easy to grasp concepts , interesting medium

por Hasan P

Jan 26, 2017

It is a very informative course for memory.

por 2019PELA041

Oct 25, 2020

It was really good and engaging throughout

por ji e p

Jan 06, 2017

thank you understanding memory!i like this

por Ana

Oct 11, 2020

An excellent, fun and interesting course

por Elena M

Jan 05, 2019

Thank you! The course is really useful.

por Başak s

Apr 14, 2020

Great course with wonderful takeaways.

por Linda P J J

Oct 24, 2020

Absolutely insightful lecture series!

por Radhika S

Jul 22, 2019

Amazing and very informative course!!

por daniela g v

Apr 22, 2019

So good to be true. I love the curse.

por Geri A F O

Oct 12, 2020

a very interesting psychology course

por Igor K

Feb 24, 2017

Wondefull course from create lecture

por Natalia O O

Oct 05, 2016

A great course with a great teacher!