Researchers reveal how our brains update memories when we discover they’re wrong

January 5, 2022 by Chris Sasaki - A&S News

Researchers from the Faculty of Arts & Science’s Department of Psychology have confirmed the critical role played by the brain’s hippocampus in updating our memories when those recollections are shown to be inaccurate. 

The hippocampus is part of the brain’s limbic system — the amalgam of neurological components that, among other functions, creates and retrieves our memories. Read more