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What's the connection between stories and memory?
Dr. Michael A. YassaDr. Michael A. YassaHD, subtitles, Q&ATranscript33m
Stories make it easier to understand complex topics and make sense of our lives. But why does the brain work this way?

There is something magical about stories, and not just for children. Stories make it easier for our brain to understand complex topics or remember events, and they also help us to make sense of our lives.

But why does the brain work this way? Join Dr. Michael Yassa in this immersive talk at the intersection of neuroscience and narrative anthropology.

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The Art of Storytelling

We love stories - they light up our imagination. This collection adventures in the world of storytelling through the lenses of scientists as well as literature experts, giving us insight into why humans love stories.

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How is the brain able to repress memories, perhaps in the case of trauma?
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I work in funerals. I find when people are grieving, they are all over the place and can't process information or remember things. What might be going on there?? : )
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