MODULE 1 - THE USER'S GUIDE TO MEMORY
Welcome to Module 1 - Below you will find a general guide to the memory boot camp, demonstration videos and worksheets to help you practice. We have also provided downloadable PDFs in case you prefer to take pen and paper notes.
Printable slides of Memory Boot Camp Overview
MODULE 1 OVERVIEW
Printable slides of Module 1 Overview
TOPIC 1 - WHAT IS MEMORY
Printable slides of Topic 1 - What is Memory
TOPIC 2 - MEMORY AND AGING
Printable slides of Topic 2 - Memory and Aging
STEPS TO A BETTER MEMORY
Grab a pen and paper for this one.
TEST OF SELECTIVE ATTENTION DEMONSTRATION
Instructions: Count how many times the players in white pass the basketball to their teammates (other players in white shirts). Ignore the player in black.
How did you do? Did you miss anything?
Memory Monitoring Log
This log can help you keep track of memory challenges you might encounter.
We have listed some extra materials that may help you gain a better understanding of your memory.
CBC Nature of Things: The Memory Mirage
Description: Can we trust what we remember about our own lives? Memory scientists say most memories are full of distortions and errors. Why are our memories so susceptible to errors?
Description: How to triple your memory by using this trick | Ricardo Lieuw On | TEDxHaarlem
A demonstration of using visual imagery for Deep Linking
The Complexity of Memory – a Ted Talks PlayList
Description: The mind is a diligent recorder, taking note of all that happens and storing data on it for retrieval later, right? Well actually, no. Enjoy these 7 illuminating talks on the science—and oddities—of our memory.