February 2008

When Suggestibility is a Liability: Wrongful Convictions

19 February 2008

While a misattribution is of our own making, a suggestion comes from someone else who is, whether intentionally or not, influencing us.

Continue reading →

Reader Poll: Accessibility Results

15 February 2008

Thanks to everyone who voted and left comments on the poll I put up last week asking about the accessibility of PsyBlog.

Continue reading →

Therapists Can Implant False Beliefs and Memories

13 February 2008

Study demonstrates the power psychotherapists potentially wield with a mere 30 minute interpretation of a dream.

Continue reading →

Implanting False Memories: Lost in the Mall & Paul Ingram

12 February 2008

Do you swear to tell the truth, the whole truth, or whatever it is that you think you remember?

Continue reading →

Seriously, Would You Admit to Only Using 10% of Your Brain?

11 February 2008

The idea that we only use 10% of our brains is probably such an enduring myth because it’s comforting to think we have spare capacity.

Continue reading →

Reader Poll: Is PsyBlog Accessible to You?

8 February 2008

I’d love to know how accessible you find the explanations of psychology and the writing on PsyBlog.

Continue reading →

When Cognitive Dissonance Doesn’t Matter

7 February 2008

People often display a striking ability to change both their behaviour and their view of the world to try and make it self-consistent.

Continue reading →

Text: © All rights reserved.

Images: Creative Commons License