All memory programmes will be available here after the broadcasts
- Sharpen Your Memory: Programme Six
- Wednesday 30 August 9.00am
- Dr Mark Porter teams up with resident memory expert, Professor Martin Conway from Leeds University and website 'queen', Claudia Hammond, to reveal some of the initial findings from the first batch of survey results and to delve into the fascinating comments left on our website by our listeners both here and abroad.
- Sharpen Your Memory: Broken Memories
- Wednesday 23 August 9.00am
- Why do some forms of memory seem more fragile than others and can anything be done to prevent or slow down the slide towards oblivion experienced by so many sufferers of dementia?
- Me and My Memory: the Confabulist
- Wednesday 16 August 9.30am
- This feature visits a man who, following an injury, makes up wild and wonderful stories, and believes them to be true - until disabused by his wife.
- Sharpen Your Memory: Information Recall
- Wednesday 16 August 9.00am
- Does the way you manage your work reflect on your memory abilities? Are you a filer or a piler and does an empty desk mean an efficient mind or just an empty one?
- The Making of Memory: is it better to forget?
- Tuesday 15 August 9.00pm
- Sufferers from post traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, are usually desperate to put events behind them, to forget and move on. Why are they unable to do so?
- Me and My Memory: The Memory Champion
- Wednesday 9 August 9.30am
- Briton James Kemp is hoping to be the next World Memory Champion. How did he get interested in memory, does he has some special psychological gift or can anyone train their mind to become a champ?
- Sharpen Your Memory: Improve your Memory
- Wednesday 9 August 9.00am
- How do we go about improving the way we learn, store and recall information? Mariella and guests get to grips with the best methods of sharpening your mind.
- The Making of Memory: How accurate is memory?
- Tuesday 8 August 9.00pm
- A programme exploring how much we can trust our memories and what happens when they are called on to recall important information in, for example, a court of law? How easily can our memories for important events be manipulated without us realising it?
- The Making of Memory: What makes a memory?
- Tuesday 1 August 9.00pm
- The first programme explores the chemical, biological and genetic underpinnings of memory - the role of brain cells, of neurotransmitters and of specific areas such as the hippocampus.
- The Memory Experience
- Saturday 22 July 9.00am
- BBC Radio 4 rips up the Saturday morning schedule as Mariella Frostrup and Dr Mark Porter launch the biggest ever experiment into collective memory. As well interviews with celebrity guests, the programme features listener emails and calls, top tips on how to improve your memory from Professor Roy Jones and Mark goes out and about exploring how memory changes at each stage of life
- Food Programme: Food and memory
- Sunday 30 July
- An investigation of some of the links between food and memory, including Nigel Slater, Claudia Roden, Professor Martin Conway, Saroj Gulhane and Stuart and Cathy Hamilton
- Front Row: Allan Moore
- Wednesday 26 July
- Front Row asked Allan Moore - professor of popular music at the University of Surrey - to reflect on what makes a tune stick
- Front Row: Jeremy Summerly
- Wednesday 26 July
- Jeremy Summerly, musician and conductor of the Royal Academy of Music, gives his theory of why music sticks in our brain. He begins with The Archers ...
David Edgar: Something Wrong about the Mouth
Me and My Memory (repeats)