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Do you remember when…?

Learning is by association. Learning paradigms

Ever wondered why you can forget a name but not how to ride a bike? In this section, Dr. Sangeeta Chawla will explore different types of memory and explain how they can be studied.

Here are some questions to consider while you’re watching the video. We’d be happy to hear from you in the comments once you’ve watched the video.

  • Can you think of a fact that you have memorised by association? For example, a password or PIN number?
  • Can you think of examples where your behaviour is conditioned? For example, do you always get out of bed from the same side?
  • Is forgetting important? What would happen if you never forgot anything?
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