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The Memory Illusion: Remembering, Forgetting, and the Science of False Memory

The Memory Illusion Remembering Forgetting and the Science of False Memory Think you have a good memory Think again Memories are our most cherished possessions We rely on them every day of our lives They make us who we are And yet the truth is they are far from being the acc

  • Title: The Memory Illusion: Remembering, Forgetting, and the Science of False Memory
  • Author: Julia Shaw
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 273
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Think you have a good memory Think again.Memories are our most cherished possessions We rely on them every day of our lives They make us who we are And yet the truth is they are far from being the accurate record of the past we like to think they are True, we can all admit to having suffered occasional memory lapses, such as entering a room and immediately forgetting Think you have a good memory Think again.Memories are our most cherished possessions We rely on them every day of our lives They make us who we are And yet the truth is they are far from being the accurate record of the past we like to think they are True, we can all admit to having suffered occasional memory lapses, such as entering a room and immediately forgetting why, or suddenly being unable to recall the name of someone we ve met dozens of times But what if our minds have the potential for profound errors, that enable the manipulation or even outright fabrication of our memories In The Memory Illusion, forensic psychologist and memory expert Dr Julia Shaw uses the latest research to show the astonishing variety of ways in which our brains can indeed be led astray She shows why we can sometimes misappropriate other people s memories, subsequently believing them to be our own She explains how police officers can imprison an innocent man for life on the basis of many denials and just one confession She demonstrates the way radically false memories can be deliberately implanted, leading people to believe they had tea with Prince Charles, or committed crimes that never happened And she reveals how, in spite of all this, we can improve our memory through simple awareness of its fallibility Fascinating and unnerving in equal measure, The Memory Illusion offers a unique insight into the human br

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    1. Julia Shaw says:
      Julia Shaw is an honorary research associate at the University College London Born in Germany and raised in Canada, she has a MS in psychology and law and a PhD in psychology from the University of British Columbia She is a regular contributor to Scientific American.

    Comment 137 on “The Memory Illusion: Remembering, Forgetting, and the Science of False Memory

    1. Charlene says:
      I am conflicted about this book It deserves 5 stars because of its excellent investigation into how memory works and the book s ability to convey the finer points to a large audience Writing such an accessible book on an important topic, such as faulty memory, will help make the much needed shift from understanding memory as something that is a bit faulty but is, in general, fairly reliable to understanding memory as a retrospective analysis of an old memory that does not reflect the actual ev I [...]

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    3. Richard Newton says:
      Generally a good and accessible read covering a wide range of science related to memory Good if you like your scientists to quote plenty of research and remain accessible Debunks all sorts of myths about memories including things like repressed memories The topic is an important one, and one that of us could do with understanding Pleasantly well written, although the best parts are the beginning and the end I found some of the chapters in the middle a little dull The basic message i Generally a [...]

    4. David says:
      I finished the book without developing any real affection for it On the upside, there were plenty of examples and case studies which unusually for a book of this type were not rooted entirely in studies and statistics from the USA.On the downside, I felt that interesting points were raised, and then case studies and discussions were engaged to add to the point that or less failed to add any real value.Did it enhance my understanding of memory A bit But I think my actual take away learn I finishe [...]

    5. Amirography says:
      A lovely book Filled with scientific citations, anecdotes and provoking information It was an easy read, than again, it was also a very insightful book Though I was hoping for a specific content, this book didn t disappoint as far as I m concerned It touched subjects such as cognitive biases, working memory, long term memory, biology, psychology, criminology, identity and mnemonics It offered scientific facts and also ethical applications, and some applications I would strongly sugges A lovely b [...]


    6. Adam Morva says:
      WOW So, prior to starting this book I was fairly well read and educated in the topic, but I have to say I found this book quite useful and impressive nonetheless.It is accessible to the layman with no prior knowledge in the topic, but as I said, even advanced students will find their fill of fun.Julia Shaw talks about everything in just the right detail, with just the right amount of evidence to support her points, in just the right language.Don t be mislead by the title Yes, the emphasis is on [...]

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