Interviews

Title Description Interviewee Producer Duration
Storage strength vs. retrieval strength According to the new theory of disuse, information that is learned will remain in memory forever. New learning of the material will increase its "storage strength". On the other hand, when information is not used it will become... Robert A. Bjork goCognitive 00:05:13
The theory of disuse and the role of forgetting in human memory Dr. Bjork explains how our intuitions about memory are often faulty and how the act of forgetting information can lead to a better retention of information in the long term. This has important implications in the field of education, where quick... Robert A. Bjork goCognitive 00:07:08
Using our memory shapes our memory Unlike a typical data-storage device human memory is shaped by its use. Information stored in memory is made more or less accessible by how the information is used. Non-use makes it more difficult to retrieve, while recall of information... Robert A. Bjork goCognitive 00:04:41