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How Memory Works: 20 Psychological Insights

How Memory Works: 20 Psychological Insights | Brains & Things | Scoop.it
Find out how memory twists, pops, distorts, persists and decays, along with the odd tip on how to improve it.

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Gerald Carey's curator insight, June 19, 2013 5:21 AM

A range of articles on how the brain misleads and how memories become befuddled...

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Don’t Believe Everything Your Mind Says | Psychology Today

Don’t Believe Everything Your Mind Says | Psychology Today | Brains & Things | Scoop.it

In The User's Guide, I wrote about some of the mind's most inexplicable and troubling tendencies, and what to do about them. Today I'll discuss one of the most important things we should know about our minds before attempting to use them in public: we perceive only bits and pieces of the world around us, but our minds fill in the blanks to create the illusion of a seamless experience.


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