Do you think that eyewitness testimony should be given equal weight with other pieces of evidence in a court trial? Why or why not? Have you ever experienced memory failure? Describe the situation. Why do you think you forgot the information? Why do you think motivated forgetting is an important aspect of our memory? What is an example of a situation where motivated forgetting is useful? Think about the case of HM. Would you rather be able to remember information from your long term memory or be able to learn new skills? Why? What is one of your most vivid memories? Why do you think you can remember this memory better than others?