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History Basics

This article contains a collection of links to other articles that help understand history and historical studies. There are three main links in this article. The first two are the ones which I consider most important because they contain all the methods which are… Continue Reading “History Basics”

Concise Timeline of the Development of Historical Methods and Studies

This article contains a brief summary of the development of the methods used for historical investigation. The contents in this article are subject to being updated when the greater body of information grows. If there is a question mark after the name, this means… Continue Reading “Concise Timeline of the Development of Historical Methods and Studies”

Cryptomnesia

~~~~~ ~~~~~ ~~~~~ ~~~~~ Cryptomnesia is when someone has an idea or a memory that they either believe is new or originally theirs, but in reality it is not new or belongs to someone else. An example may be seen when someone who thinks… Continue Reading “Cryptomnesia”

Illusory Truth Effect

~~~~~ ~~~~~ ~~~~~ ~~~~~ ~~~~~ ~~~~~ ~~~~~ The illusory truth effect can be seen when familiar statements are quicker to be accepted as true than unfamiliar statements (1). The wiki claims that it was “first identified in a 1977 study at Villanova University and… Continue Reading “Illusory Truth Effect”

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