Scientists Measure Memory With The Film Memento

News   Feb 22, 2018 | Original Story from Aalto University

 
Brain Mechanisms Underlying Cue-based Memory Investigated Using Film Memento

Marked red are the brain regions which process the clue-providing key scenes, both before and while they occur. Anticipatory activity appears on the visual cortex up to eight seconds before the scene begins. During the scenes, there’s fingerprint-like activity in the prefrontal lobe and parietal lobe, both believed to be connected to memory retrieval and reinterpretation of previously seen events. Memento poster detail (left), (c) Oy Nordisk Film Ab | Image (right): Iiro Jääskeläinen.

 
 
 

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