The fiction of memory

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PostSun Sep 29, 2013 12:44 am » by Evildweeb


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Elizabeth Loftus: The fiction of memory

Filmed Jun 2013 • Posted Sep 2013 • TEDGlobal 2013

Published on Sep 23, 2013


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http://www.ted.com/talks/elizabeth_loft ... emory.html


Psychologist Elizabeth Loftus studies memories. More precisely, she studies false memories, when people either remember things that didn't happen or remember them differently from the way they really were. It's more common than you might think, and Loftus shares some startling stories and statistics, and raises some important ethical questions we should all remember to consider.

Memory-manipulation expert Elizabeth Loftus explains how our memories might not be what they seem -- and how implanted memories can have real-life repercussions.



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PB2OegI6wvI




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PostSun Sep 29, 2013 4:46 am » by Ishumble


great ted talk have seen and taken part similar psychology discussions experiment

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PostSun Sep 29, 2013 1:56 pm » by DarkHeart


A great talk, I couldn't get the word "ammach" out of my head during it for some reason :lol:
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