Instructional Video

How We Make Memories

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The final lecture in a 13-part Crash Course in psychology examines memory, the "chain that connects our past to our present." How the brain works and how we access short-term, long-term memory, and working memory, as well as remembering through recall, recognition, and relearning come under scrutiny. 

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