Introduction to Psychology 1/IPSY102/Memory functions/Overview
|“||Life is all memory, except for the one present moment that goes by you so quickly you hardly catch it going.||”|
What do you mean when you use the words remember or memorize? In this pathway you will learn about the scientific study of memory, including the biological basis for memory formation. As you make your way through this learning pathway, consider how different the common understanding of memory is from its scientific study. Also consider the similarities and differences between human memory and the memory of a computer or a smartphone.