People are prone to repeat dishonest acts because the human subconscious deliberately suppresses memories of unethical behavior
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For some, a certain song or smell makes them feel postively nostalgic while for someone else it reminds them of a love lost.But a new study has shown people can intentionally forget past experiences by changing how they think about the context of those memories. The findings could help in the development of new educational […]
A couple on benefits ran a £280,000 VAT scam on luxury fashion brand Chanel in order to fund a luxury flat in London’s exclusive Chelsea, private schools for their children and gambling at casinos.
The idea of summoning the spirits took thrilling hold of the Victorian imagination – and has its adherents now. But the psychology behind spiritualism is more intriguing
Patients lose sense of smell in their left nostril faster than their right
When Louise was three, her mother Zoe, who was then 29, was diagnosed with dementia.
Brill is as clever as Douglas Adams, as intrusive and humourous a narrator as Terry Pratchett, but writes convoluted thrillers which are dunked in a vat of jet-black comedy.
Hounded by an evil genius and a lumbering American cop and crippled by their own emotional make-up, the pair animates what is a thoroughly researched and fascinating study of the nature of emotional memories and how they affect happiness.
This is a polished second-book performance from an accomplished author.
This may sound a bit over enthusiastic – but I’m going to say it anyway. Marius Brill needs to add an extra ‘iant’ to the end of his surname. Once you’ve read How To Forget you’ll understand why… Here is a writer who has taken up arms against clichés, and the result is page after page of refreshingly unique prose. Overall, this book is an ideal holiday read. Once you pick it up you won’t want to put it down
- Only Disconnect15 August, 2020 - 12:10 pm
Thirty years of the internet and it turns out that other people actually are hell.