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Memory

30 Apr

Research in the Journal of Memory found that as many as half of us can be convinced to believe a false childhood memory. Most will believe it actually happened and many think that they actually remember it, sometimes in detail. (In brief. Monitor on Psychology, 2017, 48(3), p. 12) http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

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Nostalgia

8 Jun

Nostalgia for the the past is good for you. It promotes self-continuity through increasing feeling of social connection and also brings feelings of vitality. (Hutson, M. Embrace the nostalgia. Scientific American Mind, 2016, 27(6), 8-9) http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com

Memory

4 May

Middle-aged adults may remember different things than do younger adults because they pay more attention to their internal thoughts than to external visual details. (In brief. Monitor on Psychology, 2016, Oct., pp 10-11) http://www.finebergpsychotherapy.com