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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Snowflakes for Easton
"In Just 20 Days, 27,162 snowflakes were cut and installed around the downtown. Something as simple as paper snowflakes had succeeded in uniting the entire community."
Downtown Easton was not always the vibrant place it is today. One critical element in the city's renewal as been the work of the Easton Main Street Initiative. In Snowflakes for Easton from PechaKucha Night Easton's Vol. 3, Main Street Manager Kim Kmetz recalls an initiative that captured the city's collective imagination, and sparked a new wave of civic engagement.
Spatial Memory Mapping
BY LYLA CATELLIER
@ VOL 8
ON MAR 04, 2016
Lyla Catellier gives good directions! At PechaKucha Night Brooklyn Volume 8, Lyla put her 7 siblings to the test - a test of spatial memory mapping. With 5/7 siblings worth of maps of her hometown, Lyla explores the wonders of the hippocampus.
Lyla is a lady living in Chelsea NYC. She currently directs public programs and events at Columbia University GSAPP and was once called a swiss army knife. She is a logistics maverick, and has always wanted someone to refer to her as a maverick, and at PK Brooklyn Volume 8, we did!
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.
Can Memory Be Restored?
BY SARAH-ANNA HESCHAM
@ VOL 31
ON SEP 07, 2016
"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?
Coming Back Home
BY MICHAEL SHARP
@ VOL 2
ON NOV 07, 2018
For some of us, "home" is a faraway place, but for Michael Sharp, it is the place where he was born and grew up in, and where he is now raising his son. In his presentation, he describes the places that have shaped him and memories from his childhood in Alexandria, as well as upstate New York and California. He wonders what our children will remember about the places they grow up in.