Content on Memory (Page 2)
My Jewish Approach to Being on Jeopardy!
There were three main ways my Judaism influenced how I played Jeopardy! — and discovered lessons that can be good for all of us to learn.
Why Judaism Needs Velcro
If we want Judaism to “stick” for our students, we truly need to be intentional about how we do it.
3 Cognitive Science Books That Have Influenced My Judaism
As someone whose shelves are overflowing with books about cognitive science, and who often integrates these findings with Jewish teachings, I want to share three books that teach Jewish ideas.
The Science of Jewish Identity
A video interview with ELI Talks about the Science of Jewish Identity.
Who Will My Daughter Be?
While I have had the title “rabbi” for a few years, I have had the title “daddy” for just under a month. Naturally, this new relationship is causing me to think of all sorts of questions.
Science + Religion = Better World
An excerpt from my cover story in the Winter Issue of Reform Judaism Magazine.
Our Life: Based on a True Story
We know that no movie that is “based on a true story” is ever the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth. The editors decide what stays in, what gets cut, and what order the story should be told in. What we forget is that our lives are “based on a true story,” as well.
Memory is Not About the Past — Memory is About the Future
Reflecting on the past is not the real purpose of memory. Instead, as Professor Steve Joordens says, memory is “any time when a past experience has an effect on current or future behavior.” In other words, memory is not about the past – memory is really about the present and the future.