Category: Neuroscience

How reliable is your memory?

Studies have shown that much of what we consider to be “memories” are actually reconstructions, and that certain techniques can actively cause people to reconstruct false memories that seem completely [ … ]

Why beautiful things make us happy

Although it can be hard to define exactly what beauty is, it’s something we can easily recognize when we see it. Our instinct for beauty probably evolved from recognizing patterns [ … ]

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