More Than Half of Us Are Prone to "Remembering" False Memories

“Memory is a poet,” Marie Howe once remarked, “not an historian.” When it comes to fake news, our minds can be easily and permanently misled. 

A not so careless whisper. (Photo Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images)

Do you remember where you were on 9/11? While most Americans immediately explain the details of the moment they found out about the attack on the World Trade Center, 40 percent of them are wrong.

Keep reading Show less