Trusting Our Memories: We Know When They’re Accurate

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This shows a woman's head.New research shows that we can distinguish between accurate memories and those filled with general knowledge. A study revealed that when memories are based on ‘prototypical’ information, our confidence in them decreases. This awareness helps us accurately assess the reliability of our recollections. These findings have significant implications for the credibility of eyewitness accounts in legal cases.

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