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The 7 Sins of Memory

25 February 2008

Psychologists have found that right from the moment an event occurs to the moment we try to retrieve it (or can’t), our minds are fallible.

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The Persistence of Memory

22 February 2008

The last of the seven sins of memory shows that being unable to forget is a double-edged sword.

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Blind People’s Other Senses Not More Acute

21 February 2008

Studies show that the blind’s other senses are not more acute, but they can learn some amazing skills to compensate, like echolocation.

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How the Consistency Bias Warps Our Personal and Political Memories

20 February 2008

What were your political views a decade ago? Studies show we often assume things haven’t changed, when in fact they have.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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