2016 Talks

Tricked by Memory


Monday, 14 March 2016


12.15 - 13.45


Learning Centre, UG06



Professor Lisa Bortolotti chairs three talks from researchers based in the Philosophy Department at the University of Birmingham exploring the effects of biased, distorted and false memories. The session will be followed with an opportunity for audience questions.

Presentations include:
– Sometimes I Get Lucky and Forget – Depression, Memory and Negative Bias by Magdalena Antrobus.
– Distorting the Past to Serve Our Present Needs by Dr Anneli Jefferson.
– How False Memory Can (and Cannot) Improve Our Perception of the World by Dr Kathy Puddifoot.
Presented by Department of Philosophy with sponsorship from project PERFECT – perfectperfect.eu