Purpose of Memory

Purpose of Memory

The Matt Townsend Show - Season 1, Episode 1312 , Segment 1

Episode: Purpose of Memory, Body Language, Cohabitating Myths

  • Oct 4, 2017 4:00 pm
  • 45:49 mins

Blake Richards, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Neurophysiology at the University of Toronto, and a Fellow of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research. Richards' research sits at the interface of neuroscience and Artificial Intelligence. It's normal to forget things from time to time. It may be annoying but it is something most people experience. Researchers in Canada set out to answer the question “Are people just forgetful or is the human brain being efficient and just erasing useless memories?  Professor Blake Richards explains more about his study.

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