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Sleep Deprivation May Increase Susceptibility to False Memories

Sleep-deprived people were more likely to "remember" having seen false details in photos they had viewed than were those who got a full night’s sleep, research shows. ... More>


Ways of Remembering

Larry Jacoby is one of the world’s foremost researchers on memory — specifically on the difference between conscious and automatic memory. The distinction is useful for better understanding age-related differences […]... More>


Observation

Finding the Truth in False Memories

British artist A.R. Hopwood is turning the science of false memories into art. ... More>


Making Memories, One Lie at a Time


Cover Story

Inconvenient Truth-Tellers

Email and social media have facilitated a rising number of personal attacks and intimidation campaigns against scientists — including psychological researchers — who generate unpopular findings. ... More>