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Memory's Mind Games

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

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]