Science of Memory

The Science of Memory, the latest thought-leadership research project from BBC News, combines neuroscience with emotion tracking techniques to explore the relationship between emotions and memory.

By combining emotion tracking technology with neuroscience techniques, we have uncovered a deeper understanding of how to create memorable and emotionally engaging content.

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The study analysed six brand films created by BBC StoryWorks for clients, measuring emotional and memory response from over 2,000 participants globally to see how they engaged with the content and what elements they committed to long-term memory.

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