Episode 354: Gistification and Semanticization

This episode contains: Devon is back this week, but he’ll soon be moving. Ben attended a birthday party. And so did Steven.

Brain Matters: Memory details fade over time, with only the main gist preserved. Our memories become more ‘gistified’ the more frequently we recall them. Ben talks about his alien abduction memory.


Daylight Decides There Will Be War With Sleeping In: Waking just one hour earlier cuts depression risk by double digits, study finds. Don’t worry, we quickly discuss what our common sleep schedules are, I know you wanted to know.


Science Fiction: Steven has been watching Sweet Tooth and so has Devon, we give our thoughts. Ben finished The Wilds and gives his final thoughts. Devon is reading The Oppenheimer Alternative by Robert J. Sawyer and give us the run-down. Steven and Ben are enjoying The Bad Batch, and we talk about the latest episode. We do a deep dive into the first episode of LOKI. You guys, it’s so good.