US psychologist Elizabeth Loftus explores the myths of memory

January 2017

Elizabeth Loftus, Distinguished Professor of Social Ecology, and Professor of Law, and Cognitive Science, is quoted in The Sydney Morning Herald, from her recent public lecture at the University of Sydney.

From The Sydney Herald":

"You can distort people's memories with a leading question or by exposing them to another person's version of an event," she said. "You can plant entirely false memories into the minds of people." The ability to manipulate our own memories can be useful, said the law professor based at the University of California, Irvine.

To read the full aritcle and watch a video of the lecture click here.