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The Fallibility of 9/11 Memories
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(2011),
Source: worldsciencefestival.com
How confident are you in your memories? After a dramatic, emotionally charged event such as the 9/11 terrorist attack, people describe their memories of the event as being “etched” or “burned” into their minds. And their confidence that such recollections are completely accurate is abnormally high compared...
(2011),
Source: worldsciencefestival.com
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The Fiction of Memory
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(2013, originally published 2013),
Source: www.ted.com
Memory-manipulation expert Elizabeth Loftus explains how our memories might not be what they seem -- and how implanted memories can have real-life repercussions.
(2013, originally published 2013),
Source: www.ted.com
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Human Memory: The Processing Of Information
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with Elizabeth F. Loftus, 1944- and Geoffrey R. Loftus, 1945- (New York, NY: John Wiley & Sons, 1976, originally published 1976), 191 page(s)
with Elizabeth F. Loftus, 1944- and Geoffrey R. Loftus, 1945- (New York, NY: John Wiley & Sons, 1976, originally published 1976), 191 page(s)
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The Making of a Spotless Mind
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(2011),
Source: worldsciencefestival.com
How close are we to the selective memory engineering depicted in Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind? Perhaps closer than you think. Neuroscientist Todd Sacktor demonstrates a drug that inhibits a chemical reaction between synapses, causing memories—even very old ones—to fall apart. The brain, in effect, ret...
(2011),
Source: worldsciencefestival.com
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Manufacturing Memories
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(2009),
Source: www.youtube.com
"Only On the Web:" Memory expert Elizabeth Loftus shows Lesley Stahl how memories can be manipulated.
(2009),
Source: www.youtube.com
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Manufacturing Memories 2011
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(2012),
Source: www.youtube.com
An Inside UCI Summer Lecture recorded on August 22, 2011, delivered by Distinguished Professor Elizabeth Loftus. In this lecture you will hear from Professor Elizabeth Loftus, who will share with you her fascinating research on manufactured and false memories. She has also been involved in the trials of Ted Bundy,...
(2012),
Source: www.youtube.com
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The Mind's Storehouse
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written by Sally V. Beaty, fl. 1985-2007; directed by Patrick Allen, 1927-2006; composed by Peter Davison, fl. 2009; produced by Sally V. Beaty, fl. 1985-2007 (Pasadena, CA: Intelecom, 2006), 29 mins
This documentary, directed by Patrick Allen, is about memory and the brain. Is memory reliable? Why is it that we remember where we were on 9/11, but not the day before? These questions and others are tackled by leading memory researchers who discuss topics such as encoding, storage, and retrieval of memory.
written by Sally V. Beaty, fl. 1985-2007; directed by Patrick Allen, 1927-2006; composed by Peter Davison, fl. 2009; produced by Sally V. Beaty, fl. 1985-2007 (Pasadena, CA: Intelecom, 2006), 29 mins
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The Mind's Storehouse
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(2011),
Source: www.youtube.com
Is memory reliable? Why is it that we remember where we were on 9/11, but not the day before? These questions and others are tackled by leading memory researchers who discuss topics such as encoding, storage, and retrieval of memory. Demonstrations of short term memory are also presented and renowned researcher, E...
(2011),
Source: www.youtube.com
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Persistence of Memory
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(2011),
Source: worldsciencefestival.com
Our memories are the aggregate of our life experiences. They shape who we are in a big way. Giulio Tononi, an award-winning psychiatrist and neuroscientist, has made this study his main focus. He explains that not all memories are conscious, and that these unconscious memories are more important than you think.
(2011),
Source: worldsciencefestival.com
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Reconstruction of Automobile Destruction
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(2013),
Source: www.youtube.com
Lawyers and courts recognize the power of the leading question—a question that by either its form or content suggests to the person answering the question the desired answer (Loftus & Palmer, 1974). Psychologists took this known phenomenon a step further by demonstrating that such leading questions can alter mem...
(2013),
Source: www.youtube.com
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