45 min documentary about Stephen Wiltshire
Full 52 minute program about Stephen Wiltshire, showing him drawing NYC
video 52 min
Synaptic pruning of thin dendritic spines during sleep
McGaugh regrets calling the phenomenon "hyperthymesia"
HSAM: Highly Superior Autobiographical Memory
"Emotional experiences can induce physiological and internal brain states that persist for long periods of time after the emotional events have ended, a team of New York University scientists has found. This study, which appears in the journal Nature Neuroscience, also shows that this emotional “hangover” influences how we attend to and remember future experiences."
Excellent video, use in class . Based on Learning Scientists blog
Memories that are silently held for a time after they have faded from working memory, but which can be reactivated using a TMS pulse, where its EEG signature is observed. Authors call it "prioritized long term memory"
From Learning Scientists
National Academy of Sciences, and others
Comprehensive article, Roediger is one of the authors
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Trying to suppress a memory may interfere with concomitant memory formation
Talks about a case where eyewitness identification resulted in a wrongful conviction, with exoneration with DNA evidence after 13 years in prison. Later on, the rape victim met the victim of wrongful conviction, and they reconciled and became friends. This talks about his destroyed and ultimately recovered life, about the difficulties prisoners experience with re-entry to society after exoneration.