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Over 30 Years For Chance To Clear Name 2011-08-21

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A man locked up for the armed robbery of a postal van is still fighting to clear his name almost 30 years after he was convicted. (more…)

Eyewitnesses’ Memory Unreliable 2010-04-15

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The human memory can be impressive, but it is equally prone to letting us down.

Now ground-breaking research has revealed the extent of just how fragile it can be — and how to use it better. (more…)

Fairness, Winning and Chocolate 2008-04-24

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The human brain responds to being treated fairly the same way it responds to winning money and eating chocolate — according to a report from ‘The University of California in Los Angeles‘ (UCLA) published in the 2008-04 issue of the journal ‘Psychological Science‘.

Being treated fairly turns on the brain’s reward circuitry. (more…)