Scientific American: In my book The Memory Illusion I cover a wide spectrum of ways in which our memories can… More
Who was a real US president, Alexander Hamilton or Chester Arthur? Most Americans get the answer wrong.
Discover: Americans aren’t exactly known for our knowledge of history (or geography, for that matter). But we should at least… More
The Washington Post: Should we teach the presidency of Millard Fillmore? What do we lose if we don’t? According to… More
Scientific American: Sometimes our memories are just made up. Our brains play tricks on us all the time, and these… More
Fast Company: Total Recall, Inception, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind. Once the realm of science fiction, advances in technology… More
Ask Americans to name the former U.S. president whose face currently graces the U.S. $10 dollar bill and most will… More