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How does your memory work?

November 28, 2023 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm GMT

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Discussion Topics

How memory works

  1. What is your ‘memory network?’
  2. How do scientists think the memory-making process works? What is ‘encoding’ and ‘consolidation’ and ‘retrieval?’
  3. Why is memory ‘retrieval’ important for recalling past memories? 
  4. What lifestyle choices can we make to help our memory function well?
  5. Do you think you have a good memory? Why (not)? 
  6. What do you know about brain diseases that affect memory i.e. types of dementia? How can we  help people suffering from these diseases and their families?

Holiday memories

  1. What is your most memorable holiday experience? Can you describe it?
  2. Can you describe a special tradition your family has for a particular holiday?
  3. Have you ever travelled abroad for a holiday? If yes, how was the experience different?
  4. What is the best gift you have ever received during a holiday? Why was it special?
  5. Can you share a funny or surprising event that happened during a holiday?

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Date:
November 28, 2023
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm GMT

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