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Psychology Psych

Psychology Psych

Step 1:

Watch the following TEDtalk (about 20 minutes):


Step 2: Write a reflection by responding to the questions below.  You should choose to answer 2 out of the 3 questions.  Make sure you support your ideas with information from the reading.  This should not just be your opinion.  You must demonstrate knowledge of the information in the reading. This means using in-text citations. 

1. Have you ever tried to use the memory palace technique? How do you think this work? 

2. Do you think that anyone can really train themselves to win these memory competitions? Why or why not?

3.  With the ability to google (or Tiktok search) everything…why would we, why should we, choose to go the extra mile to commit things to memory when we have data available to us at our fingertips? What’s the point of having memory?