As recently as 2014, Elizabeth Loftus wrote that as well as being easily created, false memories could also last a long time. However, the latest research questions whether false memories are indeed as easy to induce as psychologists like Loftus would have us...
When you have worked your way through nearly an hour’s worth of writing for an ERQ in an exam, the conclusion can sometimes seem daunting. However, follow these tips to help you round off your essay well: Summarise your essay – imagine your whole essay in miniature...
Frederic Bartlett was a British psychologist who specialised in experimental psychology at the University of Cambridge. He is most famous for an experiment called “War of the Ghosts” (1932), which demonstrated the constructive nature of memory and the influence of...
Interesting research exists about the impacts social media has on attention and emotions. Regarding attention, the research tends to focus on the issue of multitasking. What we are actually doing is not multitasking, but task-switching, which is switching from one...
One might believe, after studying the correlational studies of Bouchard et al (1990), that most of our behaviour is genetically determined. However, what is missing in this discussion, is the interaction between environment and genes – how some environments can...
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