How Does Your Memory Work?

Badly, perhaps. But even if you struggle to recall information on a daily basis, all our brains are wired in much the same way — and it requires quite a few steps to remember anything at all.

Each and every memory is registered in the brain, but they’re not all encoded — that’s why you forget names as soon as you hear them. But even then a process of consolidation — where the memory is cemented in your synapses — must get underway if you’re to have any chance of recalling it later. As this video explains! [Head Squeeze]