How can other people influence our memories?

Memory is often represented as something fixed, like an episode shot on a videotape, but it is seldom like that. In particular, social context can change our memories, highlighting the influence of social pressure in creating false beliefs. Continue reading How can other people influence our memories?

Oxytocin – The Story of a Misunderstood Hormone

Oxytocin is a hormone involved in a host of processes, like birth and lactation, but you have probably heard of it as the “love hormone”. In fact, this popular image of oxytocin may need an update. Continue reading Oxytocin – The Story of a Misunderstood Hormone