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  • This is a summary of The Mind, Explained E01: Memory (2019) by Vox. Available on Netflix.
    Memory is unreliable
    Some moments are so important that we believe there is a perfect recording of them etched in our minds.
    Everyone has a story about where they were on 9/11.
    [But] about 50% of the details of memory change in a year, even though most people are convinced they’re a hundred percent right.
    -Elizabeth Phelps, Neuroscientist
    They may remember the gist, but not the details like who they were with and what they saw. Our memories shift and warp over time.
    We have gaps, and the gaps grow larger over time. We fill up the gaps with assumptions. Our ‘episodic’ memories are actually very flexible.
    With reinforcement and repetition, even false memories can be implanted. In one study (Psychological science 2015), young adults were asked to remember a crime they supposedly committed in their teens. The crimes were completely fake, but after a number of interviews full of leading […] Read the full article
  • This is a summary of The Mind, Explained E01: Memory (2019) by Vox. Available on Netflix.
    Memory is unreliable
    Some moments are so important that we believe there is a perfect recording of them etched in our minds.
    E.g. Everyone has a story about where they were on 9/11.
    [But] about 50% of the details of memory change in a year, even though most people are convinced they’re a hundred percent right.
    -Elizabeth Phelps, Neuroscientist
    They may remember the gist, but not the details like who they were with and what they saw. Our memories shift and warp over time.
    We have gaps, and the gaps grow larger over time. We fill up the gaps with assumptions. Our ‘episodic’ memories are actually very flexible.
    With reinforcement and repetition, even false memories can be implanted. In one study (Psychological science 2015), young adults were asked to remember a crime they supposedly committed in their teens. The crimes were completely fake, but after a number of interviews full of […] Read the full article
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