An example of adaptive memory in real life

An example of adaptive memory in real life

About This Video

Dr. Bjork explains the interplay between storage strength and retrieval strength through a real-world example. When moving to a new place or into a new job, a person's memory will have to adjust to the new situation by making the new information more accessible while gradually suppressing old information that is not relevant any more.
Tags:
memory, long-term memory, remembering, forgetting
Duration:
00:02:18