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"Memory and the Human Lifespan" are twenty-four lectures by Professor Steve Joordens of the University of Toronto Scarborough, who has been repeatedly honored as both teacher and researcher. The lectures lead a startling voyage into the human mind, explaining not only how the various aspects of your memory operate, but the impact memory has on your daily experience of life ...more
Audio CD, 24 pages
Published 2011 by The Teaching Company

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Clif Hostetler
These twenty-four lectures begin with a summary description of the processes at work in human "memory" by defining episodic, semantic and procedural memory. It was interesting to compare the descriptions of these components of memory with my own experiences of dealing with my own memory or lack of memory. After a couple lectures covering strategies to improve memory and discussion of rote memorization and the science of forgetting the lectures proceed to a deeper discussion of the different kind ...more
David Everling
A fascinating topic as ever. The course is well structured and informative, but at an introductory level. Having read other books on memory recently, much of the material is still fresh in my mind and is therefore probably swaying my assessment of the material as introductory, but nonetheless I did wish Joordens would occasionally venture deeper with opinionated asides on the most progressive ideas, at least to stimulate further thought outside of common theory.

Overall I'd highly recommend the
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Tom
very well structured and presented in a very engaging manner. I feel that, while I will not remember a large percentage of what was covered, I know substantially more than before. I will very, ver likely go through this material again
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Dr. Steve Joordens is Professor of Psychology at the University of Toronto Scarborough, where he has taught since 1995. He earned a doctorate in cognitive psychology from the University of Waterloo.

Honored repeatedly as both teacher and researcher, Professor Joordens is on the cutting edge of the emerging field of cognitive prosthetics to assist both learning-disabled patients as well as patients
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