The things we learn after an event can interfere or alter our original memories of the event itself, which experts refer to as the misinformation effect.
Christine Ladd-Franklin became an eminent psychologist despite facing considerable discrimination because she was a women. Learn more about her work.
Cognitive psychologists have discovered a number of techniques to help improve memory. Learn more about some of these strategies and how you can apply these memory tips to your own studies.
Kitty Genovese's tragic 1964 murder sparked outrage and interest in the bystander effect. Learn more about the myths surrounding her death.
When learning a new skill, does practice really make perfect? New research looks at the real impact of practice and just how much it contributes to performance.
Our memories make us who we are, but anyone who has ever forgotten a name or date knows that memory isn't perfect. Learn about the 7 mistakes memory makes.
Do we really only use 10 percent of our brains? Learn the story behind this popular myth and the truth about how much of your brain you really use.
Consequences of false memories can range from inconsequential and mundane to life-altering or even fatal. Learn more about the impact of false memory.
Do dreams really reveal your hidden fears and desires, or are they just reflections of daily life? Here's what some of the top experts have to say.
False memories are surprisingly common, but they can have dire consequences. Learn more about how these false, misleading, and inaccurate memories form.