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False memories and false confessions: the psychology of imagined crimes

In February 2016, Julia Shaw received a call from a lawyer regarding a criminal case. It involved two sisters who, in 2015, had given the police …

Un falso recuerdo me llevó a la cárcel

La vida de Juan Francisco cambió en cinco minutos. Los que transcurrieron desde que entró tranquilo en el cuartel de la Guardia Civil en el que lo …

The Curse of Reading and Forgetting

Recently, a colleague mentioned that she had been rereading Richard Hughes’s “A High Wind in Jamaica,” which was first published in 1929 and is about a group of creepy little kids who become the unwanted wards of sad, listless pirates. She praised it, and her recommendation sent me to Amazon. The …

The Trauma of Facing Deportation

In Sweden, hundreds of refugee children have fallen unconscious after being informed that their families will be expelled from the country.<p>Georgi, a Russian refugee who came to Sweden with his family when he was five years old, could talk at length about the virtues of the Volvo. His doctor …

Mind-Reading Computers That Can Translate Thoughts into Words

<i>Excerpted from</i> The Body Builders: Inside the Science of the Engineered Human <i>by Adam Piore. Copyright © 2017 Adam Piore. With permission of the</i> …

Convincing people of fake memories is surprisingly easy

WARWICK, England, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- Memory is fallible and fragile. And as a team of scientists from the University of Warwick have helped prove, it is …

How to read and understand a scientific paper: a guide for non-scientists

From vaccinations to climate change, getting science wrong has very real consequences. But journal articles, a primary way science is communicated in …

London School of Economics

The Neuroscience of Fearful Memories and Avoidance Behaviors

Specific neurons in the hippocampus (called “hippocampal place cells”) remember when and where your brain experiences a broad range of sensory …

Neuroscience

Was that how it happened? Shaping our memory for personal experiences in conversation with others

Conversations with others can alter our memories for life events. Our purpose in relating a story, and how our audience receives it, are factors that …

The Late Show

Seeing and Believing: Common Courtroom Myths in Eyewitness Memory

When it comes to understanding eyewitness memory, people’s commonsense views are sometimes consistent with contemporary scientific knowledge – but …

Crime

Alcohol-induced retrograde facilitation renders witnesses of crime less suggestible to misinformation

According to the British Crime Survey (data from 2012/13 and 2013/14 combined), 70% of “public space” violent incidents were alcohol-related and 93% …

Losing more than memories

Memories fade surprisingly quickly. I’m 20 years old and I’m already having trouble. I feel I’ve forgotten so much of my life already. How do I make …

Can you nonbelieve it: What happens when you do not believe in your memories?

Human memory is susceptible to errors and distortions. This may sound cliché (Loftus, 2005), but the practical meaning of this is illustrated by, for …

Political History

Psicología forense | memoria de testigos

<b>Psicología forense,</b> memoria <b>de testigos</b>, los científico se cuestionan si se puede confiar en la <b>memoria</b> humana, las personas tenemos predisposición a …

Brexit and Trump: When Fear Triumphs Over Evidence

In case you missed it, on June 24th the UK voted to leave the European Union. This was despite the overwhelming number of experts saying that this …

Why Do Our Memories Change?

Where were you on September 11, 2001, when you first heard about the World Trade Center towers in New York City being hit by airplanes and …

What It’s Like to Lose Your Short-Term Memory

<i>Christine Hyung-Oak Lee | Longreads | February 2017 | 18 minutes (4,276 words)</i><p><i>Longreads is proud to feature an exclusive excerpt from</i> Tell Me …

UC Berkeley

On a Grandma’s House and the Unknowability of the Past

28<p>SHARES<p>My maternal grandmother moved into her house, her last house, in 1962. My mother and uncle were 12 and 14 at the time. It was six years after …

10 webs para descargar plantillas gratis de Power Point

Es cierto, existen mucha alternativas al <b>Power Point</b> para crear presentaciones, pero al final este programa de Microsoft es el más empleado por la …

Study examines how corpse viewing affects the cognitive processing of grief

Research published in the journal <i>Evolution and Human Behavio</i>r has examined the potential effects of viewing the body of a deceased loved one.<p>The …

Psychology

La ciencia vive una epidemia de estudios inservibles

Científicos de EE UU, Reino Unido y Holanda denuncian que la investigación está perdiendo parte de su credibilidad<p>Hace siglos, a Newton o a Galileo …

Las lámparas minimalistas de Chen Bikovski que se transforman al encenderlas

<b>¿Os acordáis de los libros Pop-up que teníamos de pequeños?</b> Cuando habríamos una de sus páginas, algún objeto tridimensional se formaba ante nuestros …

Este ilustrador representa las enfermedades mentales con aterradora precisión

Existen cientos de trastornos mentales que todos podríamos sufrir. <b>El 20% de niños y adolescentes de todo el planeta sufren alguno, y en la mayoría de</b> …

A Drug to Cure Fear

WHO among us hasn’t wanted to let go of anxiety or forget about fear? Phobias, panic attacks and disorders like post-traumatic stress are extremely common: 29 percent of American adults will suffer from anxiety at some point in their lives.<p>Sitting at the heart of much anxiety and fear is emotional …

The Brain

Android Nougat tiene una función oculta: capturas de pantalla parciales

Usuarios de Reddit han descubierto la función, que sin embargo permanece oculta a los usuarios. Un video revela su funcionamiento.<p>Android 7.1 Nougat tiene una función oculta: permite hacer capturas de pantalla parciales, según un reporte de 9to5Google que cita a fuentes de Reddit.<p>Los usuarios de …

Turns Out, Faking a Smile Might Not Make You Happier After All

Perhaps you've heard that you can brighten your mood just by faking a smile. But that idea, which came out of a psychological experiment from the …

Sigil Ebook: Cómo editar tu propio libro digital

No sé si estás a punto de convertirte en <i>el próximo George R. R. Martin</i>, pero si el plan es distribuir tus textos en línea, debes hacerlo con el …

Are you an introvert or an extrovert? It's more complicated than that

There's this incredibly powerful idea in popular psychology that personality lies along a spectrum of chattiness: extroverts on one side, all drawing their energy from socializing, and then, on the other, introverts, who tap into their power within fortresses of solitude.<p>Like the popularity of the …

Psychology

Vue, unas gafas inteligentes con aspecto de gafas tradicionales

Ya os hemos hablado con anterioridad acerca de gafas inteligentes como las Google Glass o las recientemente anunciadas Spectacles, de Snapchat. A …