Robot & Frank (2012)

Robot & Frank (2012)
Movie: Robot & Frank (2012)
Rating: PG-13
Length: 1hr 29min
Story Line: A slightly futuristic movie about an aging man suffering from dementia, who is given robot as a companion. The movies explores the loss and retention of different types of memories through the aging process.
Teaching With This Movie: Types of Memories
Describe the difference between Declarative versus Procedural memories. Describe the difference between Implicit versus Explicit memories. Give examples of each.
Idea #2: Tracking Memory Storage
Create a flow chart to describe how memories are stored, beginning with the way in which the brain perceives an event through different senses to the different parts of the brain that process that information and stores it for future access.
Idea #3: Moral Development
Describe the different stages of Kholberg’s Moral Development and identify which stage Frank is at.
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