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DIVE cards

  • Imagine
  • Viewpoint
  • Experience
  • how memories are described through sensory aspects of experience
  • how memory is held both socially and communally
  • how repeating and telling stories of memories reconsolidate them

Why play this game?

Some key stages of memory over life

It is helpful to know that how human memory operates changes as you age.

Being comfortable with change

How can we prepare for getting older if we don’t know what happens?

Living and remembering better

The DIVE model is also an exercise in repeated simple practice for long term health.

Playing with memory


  • sensory detailing
  • social connections
  • storytelling

Sensory Design Consultant, usability researcher and workshop facilitator. www.linkedin.com/in/alastair-somerville-b48b368 Twitter @acuity_design & @visceralUX

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