A museum heist — connection between motivation and memory?

Quick question: Have you ever planned or executed a museum heist?

If yes — why are you sharing that information on Medium?

If no — you can pretend to do this in a fascinating new study on motivation and memory!

Researchers used the motivation of either planning or executing a museum heist as a way to check memory. The study showed that participants planning the museum heist remembered more about all paintings, but participants executing the museum heist remembered more about the…



Dr. Nathan Belcher

Helping people learn and grow. Lover of beautiful conversations, books, sports, education, family, and Jesus. W&M: B.S '08, M.A.Ed '10 U of SC: Ed.D. '17