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?

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Wrongful Conviction: 50% of Mistaken Eyewitnesses Certain After Positive Feedback

6 February 2008

Faulty eyewitness testimony is one of the leading causes of wrongful convictions in the US.

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How Memories are Distorted and Invented: Misattribution

5 February 2008

When a memory is ‘misattributed’ some original true aspect of a memory becomes distorted through time, space or circumstances.

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On the Tip-of-the-Tongue: Blocked Memories

31 January 2008

When the memory is right there and yet for some reason you can’t quite access it.

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