Eyewitnesses play a key role in police investigations. But how likely is it that they remember correctly? Today the police place far too much emphasis on eyewitness accounts, according to Farhan Sarwar from Lund University in Sweden, who will be defending his PhD thesis on witness psychology shortly.
There is some cheering news for students preparing for exams. They can memorise new knowledge by just going to sleep.
Ever notice that the kind of language you use is either very similar or very different than your significant other? Does it impact the success of your relationship? There’s some evidence to indicate similar language patterns may increase compatibility.
Participating in an 8-week mindfulness meditation program appears to make measurable changes in brain regions associated with memory, sense of self, empathy and stress.
Finding it hard to get over a failed love interest? Just can’t get details of a bad financial move out of your head? Maybe you just need to put those problems (either visually, in writing or really) into a box, seal it and put it away.