27 August 2009

Researchers erase long-term memories with chemicals

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9 July 2009

A Drug That Could Give You Perfect Visual Memory

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1 December 2008

Creating false memories: exposure to misinformation induces memory distortion

From Scientific American September 1997, vol 277 #3, pages 70-75.

“The Author: Elizabeth F. Loftus is professor of psychology and adjunct professor of law at the University of Washington. She received her Ph.D. in psychology from Stanford University in 1970. Her research has focused on human memory, eyewitness testimony and courtroom procedure.”

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4 October 2008

Twins dispute memory ownership: A new false memory phenomenon

“In three experiments, we examined a new memory phenomenon: disputed memories, in which people dispute ownership of a memory. For example, in one disputed memory each of two twins recollected being sent home from school for wearing too short a skirt, although only one of them was actually sent home.”

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