ANFA 2021 | O papel do ambiente na memorização de experiências: perspectivas e possibilidades

Por Andréa de Paiva


Este pôster aborda algumas possíveis ligações entre a memória episódica e o ambiente físico. Qual o papel desempenhado pelo ambiente físico na criação da memória de eventos e experiências? Até que ponto a criação de memórias pode ser afetada pelo espaço onde foram vivenciadas pela primeira vez? Teríamos memórias mais fortes sobre nossas experiências dependendo de onde estávamos quando as experimentamos pela primeira vez?


A Internet e as plataformas de videoconferência permitiram que as pessoas se envolvessem em uma variedade de atividades em um mesmo lugar. Essa situação se intensificou recentemente, devido à pandemia de COVID-19 e ao aumento do home office e do home schooling. Se os ambientes são um elemento importante para a criação da memória episódica, talvez alguns dos espaços que temos projetado não ofereçam a melhor solução para a memorização de experiências, ainda mais neste novo contexto em que usamos apenas a casa - ou um quarto em casa - para nos envolvermos em tantas atividades diferentes.


O objetivo deste pôster é investigar as pesquisas existentes sobre as possíveis conexões entre ambiente e memória de eventos e experiências, apontando lacunas e possibilidades para pesquisas futuras. A investigação de tais questões pode levar a um melhor entendimento sobre como o ambiente físico pode afetar seus usuários e suas memórias do que é vivido ali. Do local de trabalho à escola e ao lar, são todos espaços onde os indivíduos passam grande parte de suas vidas e que podem estar afetando as memórias que criam para as experiências vividas.


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