53 min 2016 video - good contemporary overview of memory and memory research
1999 review article by Schacter
Memory problems persist for more than a week, sometimes longer, after anesthesia is terminated. Probably not due to traces of anesthetic in system, but rather due to changes at synapse in GABA receptors
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