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Proof why you should never talk to the police without a lawyer. - "A professor tricked his law students into lying, and it exposed a huge weakness in our justice system."
video  police  anti-something  memory-brain 
january 2016 by daguti
Why Walking through a Doorway Makes You Forget: Scientific American
The act of walking through a doorway makes you forget what you went into that room for. ................... lifehacks, brainhack = When I need to go to a different room for something, I try (can't say I remember to do it all the time), to consciously repeat to myself what I'm going to the next room for to mitigate the effects of walking through the door. When I remember to do it, it definitely helps!
memory-brain  psychology  lifehacks  brainhack 
december 2013 by daguti
Scopolamine: Powerful drug growing in the forests of Colombia that ELIMINATES free will | Mail Online
The drug is blown into the faces of victims, who become mindless zombies, even helping criminals ransack and rob their own apartments and bank accounts.
scary  memory-brain  crime-scams-or-ripoffs  crime  crime-drugs  crime-theft 
may 2013 by daguti
How Memory Works: 10 Things Most People Get Wrong — PsyBlog
Lots of these tips have to do with teaching or learning. For example, in #9, it states:
"But, in the long-run this kind of mix-and-match learning works best.

One explanation for why this works is called the 'reloading hypothesis'. Each time we switch tasks we have to 'reload' the memory. This process of reloading strengthens the learning."
teaching  learning  mind  brain  memory-brain 
november 2012 by daguti
Essay - The Plot Escapes Me - NYTimes.com
Article discussing "What is the point of reading if we don't remember things after a while?"
reading  memory-brain  psychology 
october 2010 by daguti
Cool Tools: Anki
"Anki is a free, open source, flashcard program that is the best method I have used for memorization. I originally found it when I was looking for a better way to study for an EMT class. I quickly discovered one of the coolest features of Anki was the database of shared "decks" you can download for free. As it happens, another EMT student had already gone through the trouble of composing a deck that covered all of the material thereby saving me countless hours. The range of topics is astonishing but the most popular subjects appear to be languages (Japanese being the favorite) and vocabulary."
learning-flash-cards  memory-brain  tools  cool-tools  learning 
june 2010 by daguti
H. M., an Unforgettable Amnesiac, Dies at 82 - Obituary (Obit) - NYTimes.com
H.M. - an individual who used to suffer from seizures, had part of his brain removed to try to treat this, but instead became an amnesiac. He was unable to remember anything more than 20 seconds.
brain  mind  memory-brain  neuroscience  science 
december 2008 by daguti
Your brain lies to you - International Herald Tribune
Even if they do not understand the neuroscience behind source amnesia, campaign strategists can exploit it to spread misinformation.
psychology-beliefs-or-changing-beliefs  memory-brain  brain  mind  science  psychology  marketing  politics  neuroscience 
june 2008 by daguti
Open Loops: How to Remember Amazing Amounts of Information - Pt. 1: The Basics
"I posted this a while back but I am sure it will be very useful, so I deleted and reposted. (mostly to remind myself to review it) Make sure you click through to the other lessons - How to remember Lists and the others after that.
memory-brain  productivity  lifehacks  howto  learning  mnemonics  reference  hacks  brain  psychology  mind  mindhack 
july 2006 by daguti

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