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Memory:  Dr. Jonathan Schooler -- Words Get in the Way: A Tasteful Exploration (Webcast)
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1:42:45
Can a question influence its answer? Discover the power of verbal overshadowing--ways in which words enhance or distract from different sensory memories. Dr. Schooler, Associate Professor of Cognitive Psychology at the University of Pittsburgh and research scientist at the Learning Research and Development Center, will arrange a variety of sense-memory experiments, including wine-tasting and jellybean-tasting!

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Date: December 6, 1998
Format: Interview
Category: Popular Culture
Subject(s): Cognitive Science/Psychology

Keywords: verbal overshadowing, visual memories, memory impairment, verbal descriptions, language, eyewitness, memory perception, language and meaning, verbalization, thought and consciousness, describing taste, conceptual training, verbal knowledge, consciousness, understa


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Memory:  Dr. Elizabeth Loftus and Dr. Jonathan Schooler on Recovered Memory (Webcast)
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2:02:21
What do you really remember? Dr. Jonathan Schooler and Dr. Elizabeth Loftus will discuss the highly controversial area of recovered memories. Dr. Schooler is Associate Professor of Cognitive Psychology at the University of Pittsburgh and a research scientist at the Learning Research and Development Center. Dr. Loftus is Professor Psychology and Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Washington, Seattle.

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Date: December 2, 1998
Format: Interview
Category: Popular Culture
Subject(s): Cognitive Science/Psychology

Keywords: verbal overshadowing, visual memories, memory impairment, verbal descriptions, language, eyewitness, memory perception, language and meaning, verbalization, thought and consciousness, describing taste, conceptual training, verbal knowledge, consciousness, underst


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Memory:  Dr. Robert Sapolsky on Stress and Memory: Forget It! (Webcast)
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1:38:48
Can stress make you forget? Dr. Robert Sapolsky presents an overview of the disruptive effects of stress on memory and brain aging. Dr. Sapolsky, Professor of Neuroscience at Stanford University, is a MacArthur Fellow and author of numerous articles and books.

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Date: November 18, 1998
Format: Interview
Category: Popular Culture
Subject(s): Cognitive Science/Psychology

Keywords: stress memories, cell, organism, brain, chemical, stress and memories, impact of stress, stress management, relaxation, memory training, memory stress, homeostatic balance


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Memory:  Dr. Alison Gopnik: How Children Remember (Webcast)
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1:48:57
Does your child remember the same things you do? Not necessarily. Children are as good or better than adults at remembering events, but have difficulty remembering how, when, and why they learn things. This has implications for issues from eyewitness testimony to recovered memories. Alison Gopnik is Professor of Psychology at the University of California, Berkeley.

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Date: November 11, 1998
Format: Interview
Category: Popular Culture
Subject(s): Cognitive Science/Psychology

Keywords: cognition, language development, children's theories of mind, memory in children, child development, memory in babies, human development, autobiographical memory, emotional memory


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Memory:  Dr. Arthur Shimamura: Memory & Alzheimer's Disease (Webcast)
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1:08:44
U.C. Berkeley Professor of Psychology Dr. Arthur Shimamura will discuss what we know about the effects of aging on human memory and its relation to Alzheimer's Disease. Find out how the brain stores and retrieves information, and learn new techniques that may help improve your memory.

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Date: November 4, 1998
Format: Interview
Category: Science in Action
Subject(s): Cognitive Science/Psychology

Keywords: memory, arthur shimamura, aging, brain, alzheimer's disease


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Memory:  Panorama of Exhibition (Clip)
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This 360 QTVR panorama was shot from the entrance area of the Exploratorium's Memory exhibition. It opens with a view of the Brain exhibit, in which sheep's brain dissections were performed several times each day.

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Date: October 3, 1998
Format: Exhibit
Category: Everyday Science
Subject(s): Cognitive Science/Psychology

Keywords: exhibits, memory


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Memory:  Lewis Hyde: Remembering and Forgetting (Webcast)
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0:56:12
Osher Fellow Lewis Hyde speaks about images and ideas of forgetting in myth and story. Mr. Hyde is a MacArthur Fellow and author of Trickster Makes This World and The Gift: Imagination and the Erotic Life of Property.

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Date: June 17, 1998
Format: Interview
Category: Popular Culture
Subject(s): Cognitive Science/Psychology

Keywords: nature of imagination, creativity, moral meaning from fairy tales, cultural threads, folklore, forgetting,


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