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Interactive video lesson plan for: Food Nostalgia

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Do you have food nostalgia? Why are our memories of food are so vivid (and delicious).
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Willander, J., & Larsson, M. (2007). Olfaction and emotion: The case of autobiographical memory. Memory & Cognition, 35(7), 1659–1663. http://link.springer.com/article/10.3758%2FBF03193499

Herz, R. S., Eliassen, J., Beland, S., & Souza, T. (2004). Neuroimaging evidence for the emotional potency of odor-evoked memory. Neuropsychologia,42(3), 371-378. http://rachelherz.com/uploads/fMRI_and_Odor_Memory_2003.pdf

Rozin, P., Dow, S., Moscovitch, M., & Rajaram, S. (1998). What causes humans to begin and end a meal? A role for memory for what has been eaten, as evidenced by a study of multiple meal eating in amnesic patients.Psychological Science, 9(5), 392-396. http://www18.homepage.villanova.edu/diego.fernandezduque/Teaching/PhysiologicalPsychology/Articles/a13b_Memory_forMeal/FoodMemoryMoscovitch.pdf

Willander, J., & Larsson, M. (2007). Olfaction and emotion: The case of autobiographical memory. Memory & Cognition, 35(7), 1659–1663. http://link.springer.com/article/10.3758%2FBF03193499

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Music by Podington Bear:
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"Gravy": http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Podington_Bear/Upbeat/Gravy
"Peas Corps": http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Podington_Bear/Joyful/PeasCorps#

Tagged under: Memory,Food,Psychology,Thanksgiving,PBS Digital Studios,Public Broadcasting Service (TV Network),BrainCraft,Brain,Brains,Science,Mind,Neuroscience,Eat,Meal,Smell,Olfactory,Amygdala,Amygdala (Anatomical Structure),Hippocampus (Brain Structure),Candy (Food),Remember,Stop Motion (TV Genre),Papercraft,Nostalgia (Quotation Subject),pbs

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