Saturday, May 27, 2017

3 YouTube Science Videos to Watch Right Now (In 20 minutes or less) Vol. 6 False Memories

YouTube Science Videos to Watch Right Now (In 20 minutes or less) Vol. 6 False Memories

This week I'm sharing 3 interesting YouTube Science videos about false memories that you can watch in 20 minutes or less. This blog series is meant to provide science enthusiasts with a variety of science YouTube videos that will expand your knowledge and not make you late for work!

Our memories are not as reliable as they may seem, a number of psychological phenomena cause the creation of false memories. The idea that our memories are like cameras is a myth, our brains are much more complicated (and tricky!).  Today we will be looking into the science of false memories. 


#1 How Your Memory Can Be Tricked - SciShow Psych 



Hank Green explains how your brain gets tricked into creating false memories in this episode of SciSHow Psych. 


#2 Implanting False Memories -Nova PBS Official



Psychological scientist Julia Shaw shares the recipe for creating false memories in this clip from PBS's NOV. To watch the full documentary check out Amazon video PBS Nova Memory Hackers



#3 How reliable is eyewitness testimony?  - National Science Foundation



The National Science Foundation describes Psychological phenomena that can create false memories that lead to mistaken identification in criminal cases. 



Thanks for reading. For more YouTube Science videos to watch right now check out: 
3 YouTube Videos to Watch Right Now in 20 mins or less (Volume 1) 
3 YouTube Science Videos to Watch Right Now Vol. 2 Hummingbird Edition (Volume 2)
3 YouTube Science Videos to Watch Right Now Vol. 3 Spicy Food (Volume 3)
4 YouTube Science Videos to Watch Right Now Vol. 4 Human Curiosity (Volume 4)
3 YouTube Science Videos to Watch Right Now Vol. 5: Coffee (Volume 5) 




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