Film Memento helped uncover how the brain remembers and interprets events from clues -- MEDICA - World Forum for Medicine

Film Memento helped uncover how the brain remembers and interprets events from clues

02/27/2018

Image: a woman's back with pink tapes on it; Copyright: panthermedia.net/Martina KovacovaImage: film cover right, illustrations of the brain left; Copyright: Iiro Jääskeläinen

Marked red are the brain regions which process the clue-providing key scenes, before and while they occur. Anticipatory activity appears on the visual cortex up to eight seconds before the scene begins. During the scenes, there's fingerprint-like activity in the prefrontal lobe and parietal lobe.