Brief But Spectacular

Morgan Barense on Our Memory

“As one loses one’s memory, there’s a tendency to recede from the world. And the process of doing that is the worst thing you can do for your memory.”
Morgan Barense offers her Brief But Spectacular take on how to improve our relationship with those suffering from memory loss. 4:14

"As one loses one's memory, there's a tendency to recede from the world. And the process of doing that is the worst thing you can do for your memory."

University of Toronto neuroscientist Morgan Barense has created an app called the HippoCamera, which mimics part of the brain compromised in Alzheimer's disease. She offers her Brief But Spectacular take on how to improve our relationship with those suffering from memory loss.

Brief But Spectacular is a 10-episode web series highlighting inspirational Canadians as they share their unique takes on their areas of passion and expertise. From forgiveness to anxiety in comedy to improving memory, these short but powerful interviews will offer new perspectives everyone can learn from.