The Florida Bar

Memory's Mind Games

Professionalism Resource Database

To obtain a copy of an article, contact the Center for Professionalism at

Classification:Adult Education
Date Published:07/16/2001
Title:Memory's Mind Games

Absent-mindedness is just the start of memory problems. When the brain distorts the past, our view of who we are suffers. From bias to suggestibility, misattribution to the souce of your memory, blocking or persistance in wanting to forget traumas and tragedies, memory, when conflicting with what you are convinced is true, often comes out on the losing end.


[Revised: 07-28-2006]