February 19, 2013

How to Implant False Memories

Ross Pomeroy, Scientific American


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Everyone enjoys the occasional practical joke – assuming the gag isn’t mean-spirited or overly perilous, even the prank’s poor victim can appreciate the punch line!

I’m sure you have your favorites: gluing dollars to sidewalks, filling your co-worker’s office with balloons, moving your roommate’s bed to the basement… while he’s sleeping in it.

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TAGGED: Psychology, Suggestion, Memory

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