Your selections: Learning and Memory > Memory
Students can see how quickly their brain picks up a new skill using the example of code breaking.
  • Scholastic
This activity helps students test their short term memory, while trying to stump their classmates with short quizzes.
  • Discovery Education
The neuroscientist and professor discusses his work on memory in this podcast from People Behind the Science.
  • People Behind the Science
  • 30 min
NBC News anchor Brian Williams apologized for his erroneous account of being aboard a helicopter forced to make an emergency landing after being hit by enemy fire while reporting on the Iraq war in 2003.
Taking breaks and quizzing yourself are two great ways to improve your memorization.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
Learn about topics like plasticity, memory, and brain development from the researchers who study them in this video series.
  • Mindyerbrain
Try out a memory boosting technique called mnemonics with this hands-on activity.
  • Scientific American
This site provides information on Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and the many ways that it can affect cognition.
  • BrainLine
Science writer Bruce Lieberman asked questions about memory and the brain of two leading researchers in the field: Bradford Dickerson and Mayank Mehta.
  • The Kavli Foundation
  • 50 min
The brain has complex architecture crucial to our thoughts and memories.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
A song can remind you of an event that happened many years ago. Learn about the processes of memory and watch as a woman remembers her first date.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
  • 5 min
This tiny pond snail is teaching researchers about the changes that take place in the brain when long-term memories form.
  • BrainFacts/SfN