Mind the Memory

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Duur 0:45:00 — Ma 5 september 2016

Mind the Memory

The main character in the movie Memento is a man with short-term memory loss who tries to put the pieces of his past back together.

The main character in the movie Memento is a man with short-term memory loss who tries to put the pieces of his past back together. His neurological deficit points us to one of the most extraordinary qualities of the healthy brain: its ability to store experience after experience. Dr. Corette Wierenga (Cell Biology, UU) explains how the brain manages to do this without causing us to lose our minds.

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