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Erase and Restore Your Memories

Erase and Restore Your Memories

– Forget where you put your keys? You need a flash to the brain. (upbeat instrumental music) you know it’s really tricky talking about memory. What exactly is it besides a recollection of something that happened in the past? What’s… Continue Reading

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Constructing a Memory Palace – Epic Science #27

Constructing a Memory Palace – Epic Science #27

– Want to improve your memory? It’s easy. Just turn your mind into a fun house of images, trust me. There was a time long, long ago when humans had to rely on their noggins instead of putting their to… Continue Reading

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The Cognitive Tradeoff Hypothesis

The Cognitive Tradeoff Hypothesis

[clangs] This is Inuyama, Japan, a historic city home to Japan’s oldest original wooden castle. It is also home to Kyoto University’s Primate Research Institute.Here, a group of chimpanzees have been trainedto play a game that exposes something shockingabout their… Continue Reading

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7 Sins of Memory – Epic Science #28

7 Sins of Memory – Epic Science #28

(electronic music) – Think your memory’s pretty sharp? Well, as it turns out, there’re seven different ways that your memory can be totally jacked up. (8-bit music) (electricity crackling) Needless to say, our memories are not set in stone. We… Continue Reading

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Real-life cyborg implant may rewire brain

Real-life cyborg implant may rewire brain

When you start with one sense, you want to have more. And that’s what cyborgism gives me. It gives me the ability to go beyond my five senses. Mohsen Minaei is a geophysicist. He’s also a cyborg. Cyborgism is just… Continue Reading

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Big Data: The Internet is Watching You!

Big Data: The Internet is Watching You!

Think you are obsessed with your smart phone? Wait until you hear how much it thinks about you! Like any good motivational speaker, the Internet comes from humble beginnings. It comes from Arpanet, that’s the first computer network. And originally… Continue Reading