A neuroscientist explains: how the brain stores memories – podcast

By: Presented by Daniel Glaser and Produced by Max Sanderson | A neuroscientist explains: how the brain stores memories – podcast | Neuroscience | The Guardian

How do brains and computers differ when it comes to memory storage? And what clues can we get from the ageing brain?

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This week, Observer Magazine columnist and neuroscientist Dr Daniel Glaser delves into the complex world of episodic memory. With King’s College London neuropsychologist Dr Charlotte Russell as his guide, Daniel explores how and where memories are stored, how reliable these memories are and whether computers – like our brains – show ‘graceful degradation’ of memory.

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