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Sam Wang on vision, the brain and memory.


Can our brains capture information and memories like a computer? Why do people remember a false story when they hear it, but are unable to remember the correct version of the story when they hear it later? It turns out it's even more complex than you'd think. In this segment, Sam Wang of Princeton University discusses how our brains process information and command it to memory.

Credit: National Science Foundation and Discover magazine

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