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Americans Recognize ‘Past Presidents’ Who Never Were

A new study from memory researchers at Washington University in St. Louis shows that most Americans are confident that Alexander Hamilton was once president of the United States. ... More>


Feeling sleepy? You may confess to a crime you didn’t commit


The psychology of why people like Steve Rannazzisi lie about having survived 9/11


The Downside of Mindfulness


Mindfulness May Make Memories Less Accurate

Mindfulness meditation is associated with all sorts of benefits to mental and physical well-being, but it may also come with a particular downside for memory. ... More>