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The Big, the Small, and the Complex: To Remember Better, Build a Mansion in Your Mind
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(2011),
Source: worldsciencefestival.com
Joshua Foer, author of Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything, walks us through the process of constructing “memory palaces”—an age-old memorization technique currently exploited by the world’s leading memory champs and mental athletes. Psychologist and memory expert Lynn...
(2011),
Source: worldsciencefestival.com
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Exclusive: The Bunny Effect
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(Columbia Broadcasting System, 2009),
Source: www.youtube.com
How difficult is it to manufacture someone else's memory? Psychology professor Elizabeth Loftus says it's a whole lot easier than you might think.
(Columbia Broadcasting System, 2009),
Source: www.youtube.com
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Eyewitness Testimony Part 1
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(Columbia Broadcasting System, 2009),
Source: www.youtube.com
Lesley Stahl reports on flaws in eyewitness testimony that are at the heart of the DNA exonerations of falsely convicted people like Ronald Cotton, who has now forgiven his accuser, Jennifer Thompson.
(Columbia Broadcasting System, 2009),
Source: www.youtube.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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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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What is Memory?
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(2011),
Source: worldsciencefestival.com
Just what is memory anyway? How much of it is conscious, and how much of it is subconscious? Find out in this short, animated primer on the different types of memory.
(2011),
Source: worldsciencefestival.com
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The Big, the Small, and the Complex: How Good Is Your Memory?
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(2011),
Source: worldsciencefestival.com
One of the fascinating things about people who have had a misattribution memory is the confidence in which they will defend their recollection. Building upon his anecdote about memory researcher Donald Thompson, who was wrongfully accused of a brutal rape due to a misattribution, Daniel Schacter proposes a memory...
(2011),
Source: worldsciencefestival.com
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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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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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