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Sugerido: 5 weeks of study, 1-2 hours/week...
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Subtítulos: Inglés (English), Chino (simplificado), Griego, Coreano, Español (Spanish), Húngaro...

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PsychologyTerm (Time)SemanticsPersonal Development
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Comienza de inmediato y aprende a tu propio ritmo.
Fechas límite flexibles

Fechas límite flexibles

Restablece las fechas límite en función de tus horarios.
Horas para completar

Aprox. 10 horas para completar

Sugerido: 5 weeks of study, 1-2 hours/week...
Idiomas disponibles

Inglés (English)

Subtítulos: Inglés (English), Chino (simplificado), Griego, Coreano, Español (Spanish), Húngaro...

Programa - Qué aprenderás en este curso

Semana
1
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1 hora para completar

Memory Processes and Memory Movies

Human memory involves a collection of systems that enable us to remember the past and imagine the future. Films can enhance our understanding of memory by telling us stories about people, illustrating how their present was shaped by their past and how, by watching their stories, we might navigate similar situations in our future....
Reading
5 videos (Total 38 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video5 videos
Lecture 1: Sometimes Life Imitates Art - Film: 50 First Dates6m
Lecture 2: What is Memory? - Film: Finding Nemo10m
Lecture 3: Memory's Everyday Function13m
Lecture 4: Using Films to Tell Stories About Memory - Film: The Princess Bride5m
Reading1 lectura
Suggested Readings for Module 1 (optional)10m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Memory Processes and Memory Films28m
Semana
2
Horas para completar
2 horas para completar

Making Long Lasting Memories

Memory’s main purpose is to facilitate future thinking. But to plan successful future actions, effective strategies for learning and retention are needed. Some strategies are highly effective for producing long lasting memories, others are not....
Reading
6 videos (Total 76 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video6 videos
Lecture 6: Creating Long Lasting Memories - Film: Cast Away20m
Lecture 7: Facing the Future by Looking Backward - Film: Groundhog Day9m
Lecture 8: Different Ways of Remembering - Film: Crash11m
Lecture 9: Where Do We Keep Our Memories - Film: Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind10m
Lecture 10: Memory Champs, Mnemonics, and Savants - Movie: Rain Man17m
Reading1 lectura
Suggested Readings for Module 2 (optional)10m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Making Memories that Last28m
Semana
3
Horas para completar
2 horas para completar

Autobiographical Memories and Life Stories

Each of us has a life story based on our personal experiences. These autobiographical memories define us and make us unique. But in telling our life story, we have reconstructed a personal narrative, much like a memoir writer. These recollections are generally accurate, but our memories are never a perfect record of the past. ...
Reading
6 videos (Total 65 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video6 videos
Lecture 12: Tell Me a Story About You - Film: Slumdog Millionaire12m
Lecture 13: Emotion, Empathy, and Movies - Film: Cinema Paradiso: The New Version12m
Lecture 14: Distant Memories - Film: Titanic13m
Lecture 15: Unforgettable Moments - Film: Unchained Memories: The Slave Narratives10m
Lecture 16: Remember Me - Film: The Joy Luck Club7m
Reading1 lectura
Suggested Readings for Module 3 (optional)10m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Autobiographical Memories and Life Stories28m
Semana
4
Horas para completar
2 horas para completar

Understanding the Reality of Amnesia

Amnesia has often been portrayed in film as resulting from a bump on the head and cured by another head bonk. In real life, amnesia can follow physical or emotional trauma, it may be temporary or permanent, and if it resolves, it is never from another blow to the head....
Reading
5 videos (Total 66 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video5 videos
Lecture 18: Organic Amnesia from Brain Injuries - Film: The Music Never Stopped16m
Lecture 19: Lost and Found Memories: Dissociative Amnesia - Film: The Return of the Soldier12m
Lecture 20: Lost and Found Memories: Dissociative Fugue - Film: The Majestic11m
Lecture 21: Memory's Most Studied Mind - Film: Memento15m
Reading1 lectura
Suggested Readings for Module 4 (optional)10m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Understanding the Reality of Amnesia28m
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Principales revisiones

por VSSep 9th 2016

Very good course. It complete its purpose and manage to teach a lot of things in a simple and fast way, wich is the objetive of Coursera. Also, the forum is full of discussions, wich is interesting.

por ADMar 10th 2017

As the course has included movies to explain important concepts, it never gets boring. As a result a link is maintained throughout. It is a small course giving a great understanding about memory.

Instructor

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John Seamon

Professor Emeritus
Psychology

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At Wesleyan, distinguished scholar-teachers work closely with students, taking advantage of fluidity among disciplines to explore the world with a variety of tools. The university seeks to build a diverse, energetic community of students, faculty, and staff who think critically and creatively and who value independence of mind and generosity of spirit. ...

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