Scientific American: Every memory you have ever had is chock-full of errors. I would even go as far as saying… More
Scientific American: In China, people remember the period from roughly 1849 to 1949 as the “century of humiliation.” The time… More
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