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False Memories

Why Does The GOP Want To Bomb Agrabah?

Lester & Charlie | Posted 12.23.2015 | Comedy
Lester & Charlie

Like one of those towns in Wales that has a name with no vowels and 43 letters, we had to find out a little more about Agrabah. Well, Agrabah only exists in the minds of Disney writers and animators.

False Memories: Brian Williams and David Carr

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 04.18.2015 | Media
Blake Fleetwood

Anchors have become the brand, readers, for stories that other producers and reporters uncover. The problem with Brian Williams is that he is a storyteller. The ability to tell a story is very important in every reporter and writer's life. But, Williams did not have the background in reporting and writing to temper his tall tales.

Anna Almendrala

Why Sleep Deprivation Is A Justice Issue

HuffingtonPost.com | Anna Almendrala | Posted 07.28.2014 | Healthy Living

Sleep deprivation is a serious safety issue and has been implicated in everything from oil spills to plane crashes to nuclear power plant explosions. ...

How Do You Write a Novel? By Listening

Holly Robinson | Posted 08.25.2014 | Books
Holly Robinson

When people ask how I get ideas for my novels, I tell them that a writer's mind is like that junk drawer in your kitchen. You throw all kinds of things into that drawer: paper clips, rubber bands, business cards. Likewise, writers go around collecting snippets of dialogue overheard.

The Unusual Downside Of Using Your Imagination

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 06.17.2014 | Healthy Living

Memory is an incredible tool. From nostalgic thoughts to little details, our brains have the power to recall the most poignant and defining moments --...

I'm Not Making This Up: Why I'm Skeptical of Eyewitnesses

Sharon Hill | Posted 02.03.2014 | Weird News
Sharon Hill

I'd bet many of you think you have a great memory -- that you can relate your observations clearly and accurately. But you're wrong, too. Don't feel bad about this! We are all imperfect when it comes to observing and remembering.

Rock Star Professor or Memory Magician? Perhaps You Recall

Paul G. Mattiuzzi | Posted 01.23.2014 | TED Weekends
Paul G. Mattiuzzi

It is one thing to talk about how our minds can fool us. An adult remembers going to Disneyland as a child for a picture with Bugs Bunny? No problem. It is different when you see how our minds can fail us.

Brain Scientists Create 'Memories' Of Things That Never Happened

LiveScience.com | Tanya Lewis | Posted 07.26.2013 | Science

Tinkering with the brains of mice, scientists have given the rodents memories of events that never occurred. The researchers used a technique that ...

Memo to 2012 Candidates: Thanks (But No Blanks) for the Memories

Michael Sigman | Posted 08.04.2011 | Politics
Michael Sigman

How can politicians and their consultants expect voters to "re-remember" reality? Perhaps because they know that's how the brain works.