Interviews

Title Description Interviewee Producer Duration
Declarative memory in humans and animals Declarative memory is usually thought of as the consciously available memory that allows a flexible use of knowledge. Both memories of ones past as well as memorized facts are part of this system in humans. Similar brain mechanisms support... Larry R. Squire goCognitive 00:02:28
Short-term memory capacity In this first of three video interviews Dr. Edward Awh from the University of Oregon is discussing the changes in our thinking about short-term memory capacity. Instead of the famous 7+/-2 capacity estimate by Miller, recent research using different... Edward Awh goCognitive 00:15:32
The cognitive revolution After the 1950s dominance on learning psychology, Baddeley found himself facing a new paradigm that wasn't interested in the behavioral analysis of rats or pigeons. At the Cambridge applied psychology unit under the tutelage of Donald... Alan Baddeley goCognitive 00:05:11
The neural basis of short-term memory In this second video interview segment, Dr. Edward Awh from the University of Oregon explains our current understanding of the neural basis of working memory. He lists some of the central brain regions implicated in working memory tasks and the role... Edward Awh goCognitive 00:15:17
What is memory? Our understanding of memory has changed dramatically over the last few decades. Based on data from patients and animal studies, the notion that memory is a unitary concept had to be revised. Instead, multiple memory systems are working together to... Larry R. Squire goCognitive 00:03:15