What affects what we remember?

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Offline thedoc

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What affects what we remember?
« on: 25/09/2012 11:04:42 »
Your memories may be less reliable than you think. Research has shown that not only do our memories often play tricks on us, but they can easily be manipulated. Something as simple as the question you are asked can cause you to remember the details of an event differently or even to think something impossible happened. Ginny Smith explains how...

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Re: What affects what we remember?
« Reply #1 on: 10/09/2012 13:33:57 »
That reminds me[;D] of my memory thread here http://www.thenakedscientists.com/forum/index.php?topic=2345.0
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Re: What affects what we remember?
« Reply #2 on: 17/09/2012 00:15:14 »
The link and the QUOTE button in the original post seem to have forgotten their identities.

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« Reply #4 on: 19/01/2013 13:01:26 »
This is really old! If you go to her web site ( Loftus ) you will find far better examples, from 20 years ago.