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Lecture Overview

Why is it that some people can remember exactly what was said in a conversation from a year ago? Find out why some people can remember better than others, and learn simple ways to help you remember more things. This fun lecture is not to be missed by any health professional undertaking further learning. (Watch Part Two:


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Jared Cooney Horvath

Jared Cooney Horvath (PhD, MEd) is an expert in the field of educational neuroscience, with a focus on translating neuroscientific principles to enhance teaching and learning practices within the classroom. Jared has conducted research and lectured at Harvard University, Harvard Medical School, the University of Melbourne, and over 30 schools around Australia. Jared has published three books, over 30 research articles, and his work has been featured in numerous popular publications, including The Economist, WIRED, The New Yorker, New Scientist, and ABC’s Catalyst. Jared is a lecturer at the University of Melbourne, researcher at St. Vincent's Hospital in Melbourne, and currently serves as director of the Science of Learning Group: a team dedicated to bringing the latest in brain and behavioural researcher to teachers, students, and parents alike (




62 Total Rating(s)

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Julianne Bulkin
18 May 2019

Great but incomplete lectures

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Jane O'Reilly
14 May 2019

Would like to see more. Very useful for anyone learning. Would have liked to see more of lecture.

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Reejith Vasu
07 May 2019

Interesting topic. New knowledge gained

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Ze Liu
21 Apr 2019

working memory there is a limit, but chunking works memory is driven by attention memory is catogoried

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Zoe Robins
08 Apr 2019


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Carey Blaik
03 Apr 2019

interesting and informative.

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Maree vakarewa
25 Mar 2019

A great tool to use for learning and teaching. Examples of how to improve the impact of what you teach and also skills to improve learning

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Jennifer Wallis
15 Mar 2019

Brilliant presentation. Very interesting and fascinating. Also fun and engaging. And some really helpful concepts presented.

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Pauline Maria Thomas
13 Feb 2019

This lecture was more geared towards neurophysiology rather than pertaining to mainly how clients with dementia cope with memory loss.

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Frances Kate Natanni
07 Feb 2019

very interesting information about memory and how it works. Very animated speaker which makes it easier to remember!