Memory: Why you're always right and they're always wrong

matthew schulkindMatthew Schulkind
Associate Professor of Psychology

March 22, 2013

If memory worked like a video camera and provided a faithful record of our past experiences, we would never disagree with our friends and family about important events from our pasts. But memory does not work that way, and contrary to what you might think, we might be better off for it. In this talk, he’ll describe how cognitive psychologists think memory works and why we should be glad to accept the imperfections inherent in the system.

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Is the Death Penalty Dying?

Austin SaratAustin Sarat
William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Jurisprudence and Political Science

November 19, 2009

 

 

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