Build a Better Memory Through Science

Drawing on fascinating new research into how memories are created, stored, and recalled, this film shares strategies viewers can use to improve their own memories, with evidence-based Memory Boosters vetted by leading scientists. 

What is memory? More impressionist painting than video recording, memory is the name for a constellation of neural connections that helps us to navigate our world based on experience and new information. We expect some kinds of memory to fade as we age, but knowing how and why we form memories can help us create more lasting ones in the future. Our brains are not capable of taking in an infinite amount of sensory information, so improving our quality of attention helps us decide what’s worth remembering. Movement and sleep can also have surprising, positive effects on how well we form and retain memories. 

We guide viewers on a journey through memory and how it works – and can be harnessed—biologically, psychologically, emotionally and socially.  rough interviews, researchers and educators explain how to utilize attention, movement, sleep, “joy conditioning”, meditation and lifelong learning to help build a better memory and enhance cognitive function at any age. 


  • Year: 2022
  • Duration: 52 mins
  • Production: Good Giraffe
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  • Available Versions: ENG
  • Country of production: USA

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