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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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31 de Jul de 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.

6 de Fev de 2021

This is a great course.I'm a film lover and a psychology student.This method of learning [learning through movies] more effect than the usual learning. Hope to see more courses like this in future.

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por Erin S

2 de Out de 2016

Very insightful

por Manasa V

25 de Dez de 2018

nice course :)

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9 de Fev de 2021

Great Course!

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por Melissa R

31 de Mar de 2018

Es excelente!

por Tatiana P W

31 de Jul de 2017

Great course!

por Dawn D S

4 de Ago de 2016

Great Course!

por Olga P

10 de Dez de 2020

I Love It!!!

por Kleber L d S

4 de Jun de 2020

Ótimo curso.

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12 de Abr de 2020

I forgot it!

por 杨阳

4 de Jun de 2017

great course

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por Roman S

3 de Jul de 2016

Good times!

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por Angela T

14 de Jun de 2018

Thank you!

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por Rashad a

22 de Abr de 2019

I love it

por Carlos G R C

11 de Jul de 2017

muy bueno

por 周融

17 de Fev de 2016