TEDTalk – The Riddle of Experience vs. Memory


Daniel Kahneman

Daniel Kahneman is the 2002 Nobel Memorial Prize winner and an Israeli psychologist and economist known for his work on the psychology of judgment and decision-making. He is a professor of Psychology and Public Affairs at Princeton University and a renowned author. 

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About Daniel Kahneman

Daniel Kahneman explains how memories influence our future. He explains how our memory can influence how we perceive what is going on in the world around us over time. His examples from vacations to colonoscopies make this Tedtalk an enjoyable time.

Why We Like This Video:

Everyone has memories, good or bad, our brains are working to protect us at all cost. Memory is very important for high cognitive performance. But what if a memory from a childhood trauma that involved reading is affecting someone’s ability to improve their overall cognition? These are things we need to question and explore as we are helping clients improve their cognitive ability. Understanding the differences in reflecting self and experiencing self could be the key to unlocking higher cognitive functions. 

Christine Campbell

Christine is HappyNeuron Pro’s Marketing Specialist. People with intellectual disabilities have a special place in her heart. Growing up with a sibling with an autism diagnosis and intellectual disability influenced the way she views life. She is passionate about educating people about health and sharing cognitive tips.

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