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Sarah-Anna Hescham

Post-Doc, Maastricht University in Maastricht

Can Memory Be Restored?

PRESENTED ON SEP 07, 2016
IN MAASTRICHT @ VOL 31

"Some memories actually emerge to protect us from danger."

In "Can Memory be Restored?" from PechaKucha Night Maastricht Vol.31, Researcher from Maastricht University, Sarah-Anna Hescham shares new techniques that are being explored to manage and even restore memory loss. Remembering and forgetting are two important sides of the same coin that help us manage our day to day lives. But for some people, especially the elderly, forgetfulness is a common occurrence... Does a cure exist?

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Only Memory

BY TAMIM AL-KADASI
@ VOL 4 ON AUG 30, 2014

Tamim Al-Kadasi speaks about his experiance with memory loss and how he has adapted to the challenges of losing 3 years of his life's experiences.

"Presentation of the Day" on October 9, 2014.

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Fragile Memory

BY KIMBERLEY WADE
@ VOL 21 ON MAY 19, 2015

Presented by Kimberley Wade

A look at how you memory can play tricks on you, even under gun fire!

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The Beginning of Memory

BY MIGUEL GUITART, PH.D.
@ VOL 14 ON NOV 17, 2015

"The story of Buffalo is inextricably linked to the notion of memory. That memory is now in Danger."

In The Beginning of Memory from PechaKucha Night Buffalo Vol. 14, Spanish architect and academic Miguel Guitart remembers the importance of Buffalo's signature past and visual legacy that has made the city unique, and compels the audience to slow down enough to observe it for themselves, together on a quest to find it's soul once more. In this beautiful poetic performance, he shares a series of ephemeral photos of the city, titled "Americana" with music by Philippe Rombi and excerpts of Laurie Anderson's "The Beginning of Memory", illustrating that despite PechaKucha's fixed format, presentations can take all forms.  

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015. 

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Debunking Myths about Memory in Court

BY HENRY OTGAAR
@ VOL 27 ON NOV 23, 2015

Henry Otgaar is a forensic psychologist at Maastricht University. He shows that the myths that we all have about memory can be especially pervasive when they enter the courtroom.

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The Detriment of Alzheimer's

BY JEFFREY ILIFF, PHD
@ VOL 19 ON APR 20, 2016

Jeffrey Iliff is a neuroscientist at the Oregon Health & Science University to figure out what is going wrong in the brains of people as they develop Alzheimer's disease. His discovery of the brain's garage disposal, called the glymphatic system, has shed new light on why sleep is restoritive for the mind and why sleep disruption may contribute to the development of diseases like Alzheimer's later in life. 

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Making Memories at the Easton Home

BY PAUL CERCONE
@ VOL 5 ON JUN 17, 2016

Paul Cercone relates his work with the Easton Home and efforts to create safe and comfortable environments by surrounding memory impared residents with decor and images from an earlier era.

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The Dad I Always Knew

BY HEIDI WIESE
@ VOL 4 ON MAY 26, 2016

While Alzheimer's has stolen their father-daughter relationship, Heidi Wiese honors the dad she always knew.

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Alzheimer's

BY JULIE-ANNA NEEDHAM
@ VOL 2 ON FEB 08, 2019

Julie-Anna Needham talks about some of the lifestyle changes you can make to help protect yourself again Alzheimer’s. 

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Memory Diving

BY JOSH LEACH
@ VOL 22 ON JUL 18, 2019

In his talk, Josh Leach facilitates mental time travel. By sharing a technique he developed called Memory Diving which can be used as a stimulus for storytellers, writers, actors or anyone open to exploring their consciousness in a new way. Take a deep breath and get ready for life to splash behind your eyes...