Video and Multimedia

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What Is Short-Term Memory: Definition & Causes for Memory Loss

Summary: In this video, you will learn what short-term memory is. You will also learn how it relates to other types of memory, including sensory, working, and long-term memory. Then learn about some common reasons for short-term memory loss.

Clive Wearing, the Man With No Short-term Memory

Summary: An edited version of a BBC documentary on an extreme case of amnesia.

Alan Baddeley on the Development of the Working Memory Model

Summary: This video explains that working memory is the ability to actively hold information in the mind needed to do complex tasks such as reasoning, comprehension, and learning.

Memory and Information Processing in Adults

Summary: During this video, we’ll look at cognitive abilities that decline in middle adulthood, including information processing and working memory.

Information Processing

Summary: In this video, you’ll look at the steps your brain takes as it processes data from short-term memory and stores it as long-term memory.



Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, PNAS

Summary: PNAS is one of the world’s most-cited and comprehensive multidisciplinary scientific journals, publishing more than 3,100 research papers annually.

Duke Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Summary: The Program in Epidemiology of Dementia at Duke University Medical Center conducts research on the prevalence and incidence of dementia, along with the genetic and non-genetic causes of cognitive decline and dementia. Currently, there are two principle studies in the program, the Duke Twins Study of Memory in Aging and the Aging, Demographics, and Memory Study (ADAMS). The research aims to discover new information about memory and the aging process.

Simply Psychology

Summary: When information comes into our memory system (from sensory input), it needs to be changed into a form that the system can cope with, so that it can be stored.

AllPsych Online

Summary: AllPsych Online is one of the largest and most comprehensive psychology websites on the Internet. Inside the site you’ll find over 920 individual, cross referenced, web pages and an estimated 3000 pages of printed material.