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Memory Hackers

Season 43 Episode 7 | 53m 36s | Video has closed captioning.

Memory is the glue that binds our mental lives. Without it, we’d be prisoners of the present, unable to use the lessons of the past to change our future. From our first kiss to where we put our keys, memory represents who we are and how we learn and navigate the world. But how does it work? Neuroscientists using cutting-edge techniques are exploring the precise molecular mechanisms of memory.

Aired: 02/10/16

Expired: 01/23/18

Rating: TV-PG

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