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Sally&Anne False Belief Task

False Memory Syndrome produced due to lack of knowledge about why we dream

Increased False-Memory Susceptibility After Mindfulness Meditation - Brent M. Wilson, Laura Mickes, Stephanie Stolarz-Fantino, Matthew Evrard, Edmund Fantino, 2015

False memories - Lost in a shopping mall - Elizabeth Loftus

Every journey into the past is complicated by delusions, false memories, false naming of real events.” – Adrienne Rich

<i>Every journey into the past is complicated by delusions, false memories, false naming of real events.</i> – Adrienne Rich<p>Advertisements<p>Every journey into …

How reliable is your memory? | Elizabeth Loftus

Study suggests we're all susceptible to false memories

Researchers from UC Irvine have found that people with extraordinarily accurate memory are as vulnerable to the inception of fake memories as others, indicating that perhaps nobody is protected from memory distortion. The study, published last month in <i>Proceedings of the National Academy of …

Elizabeth Loftus interview: False-memory research on eyewitnesses, child abuse recovered memories.

<i>From repressed memories to faulty eyewitness testimony, psychologist</i> <i>Elizabeth Loftus</i> <i>of the University of California–Irvine, has made her name working</i> …

Study: Not Getting Enough Sleep Can Lead to False Memories

A lack of sleep may cause you to develop memories of events that never actually happened, according to a new study from researchers at Michigan State …

Less Than 5 Hours of Sleep Leads to False Memories

Skimping on sleep wears down your body in so many ways: it worsens cognitive function, slows reaction time, and makes learning more difficult. (The …

Sleep

You Probably Stole Your Best Stories From Other People

Can you really be sure that one crazy night — yes, the one with the goats — actually happened the way you remember it? Or, that it even happened to …

Scientists Successfully Implant Memories

Why Is This Important?<p>Because this research can help find new ways to deal with depression or Alzheimer’s. Or make you forget that you were a secret agent working on Mars.<p>Long Story Short<p>By stimulating the activity of nerve cells, neuroscientists in France have successfully implanted false memories …

The Brain

False memories implanted into sleeping mice to create happy place

False memories have been implanted into the brains of sleeping mice for the first time, leading them to seek out the happy place created in their …

Rodent recall: false but happy memories implanted in sleeping mice

Researchers at CRNS in Paris create artificial positive feelings in mouse’s memory for first time during sleep, highlighting possible new treatment for depression<p>Scientists have succeeded in creating false but happy memories in mice, in the first demonstration of memory manipulation during sleep.<p>In …

Demonstration

Police interrogation techniques generate false memories of committing crimes

Psychologists terminated a study that showed the ease of implanting false memories of committing terrible, violent crimes in the recent past in their …

Lying on Facebook profiles can implant false memories, experts warn

A fifth of young people admit their online profile bears little resemblance to reality<p>Embellishing the truth to impress friends on sites like Facebook may implant false memories, psychologists have warned.<p>A fifth of young people admit their online profile bears little resemblance to reality, and …

The World’s Top False-Memory Expert Explains Why Everything You Know Might Be Wrong

Ted Bundy, O.J. Simpson, Timothy McVeigh, Michael Jackson, Rodney King, Martha Stewart, and Oliver North—Dr. Elizabeth Loftus has testified on behalf of them all.<p><i>Dr. Elizabeth Loftus. Photo by the author</i><p>Ted Bundy, O. J. Simpson, Timothy McVeigh, Michael Jackson, Rodney King, Martha Stewart, and …