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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”

A Beginner’s Guide to Historical Method

This article contains my review of Robert W. Brown’s The Historical Method. Brown’s publication establishes some methods of historical investigation. It also establishes some issues that may be faced when investigating history. The basics of historical method, as is shown below, are to:1 –… Continue Reading “A Beginner’s Guide to Historical Method”

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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