How Does Memory Work? - Elizabeth Loftus - Closer to Truth


Video from Closer to Truth


"We all wish for better memories. But how are memories stored? For all our neuroscience, we still do not know even the level in the brain where memories are stored—from inside neurons to long brain circuits. We do know that the synapses between neurons in the brain are critical, but how those chemical changes mean a specific memory remains a mystery." from video introduction

Elizabeth F. Loftus is an American cognitive psychologist and expert on human memory. She has conducted extensive research on the malleability of human memory and is best known for her ground-breaking work on the misinformation effect.