Lecture 10: Memory Champs, Mnemonics, and Savants - Movie: Rain Man

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Understanding Memory: Explaining the Psychology of Memory through Movies
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Making Long Lasting Memories
Memory’s main purpose is to facilitate future thinking. But to plan successful future actions, effective strategies for learning and retention are needed. Some strategies are highly effective for producing long lasting memories, others are not.

Meet the Instructors

  • John Seamon
    John Seamon
    Professor Emeritus
    Psychology