One Day University Lecture Series, Presented by AARP - Understanding Memory

Wednesday, Jan 13, 2021
From 5:30pm to 7pm Eastern Time

Streaming online via One Day University

Contact: Find Fun with AARP

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Don’t miss out! Join AARP for our One Day University Lecture Series on Wednesday, January 13 with University of Michigan's Thad Polk.

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Join AARP for our One Day University Virtual Lecture Series and live Q&A Wednesday, January 13 at 5:30 pm ET with University of Michigan's Thad PolkThis event is FREE but you must REGISTER to participate.

Understanding Memory: How It Works & How to Improve It


In this class, you'll discover that we're actually equipped with multiple different memory systems that are specialized for remembering different types of information. You'll learn about factors that can have a dramatic impact on memory, such as motivation, emotion, and aging. And we'll also discuss ways to maximize our memory by applying techniques that have been scientifically demonstrated to improve retention. After taking this course, you'll have a new appreciation for the extremely powerful memory mechanisms in your own brain and a better understanding of how to use them most effectively.

Professor Polk will participate in a LIVE Q&A immediately following the pre-recorded lecture. A recording will be available to view after the live event concludes but you MUST register to receive the link.

This event is FREE but registration is REQUIRED.

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