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Lecture 2: Research methods to study memory

In this video, we will introduce three mainstream approaches to memory research.

Memory in modern days

There are three mainstream approaches to memory research:

  1. Collect clinical cases which show memory deficits.
  2. Directly manipulate the brain from an animal model, and observe what happens to animal behaviour.
  3. Neuroimaging, which is a non-invasive method suitable for human subjects.

After that, we will also introduce a famous case in medical history, who had a problem with memory caused by some accident.

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