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From Rats To Humans, A Brain Knows When It Can't Remember

From Rats To Humans, A Brain Knows When It Can't Remember

When we see a familiar face, we know instantly if we can remember that person's name. That's because the human brain has an ability called metamemory. Looks like rats may have that higher power, too.

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Julie Evey
Julie Evey (Faculty)
37 weeks ago
Short, 3-minute NPR piece on metamemory.