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Daniel Schacter’s Seven Sins of Memory

Daniel Schacter is a researcher, a cognitive psychologist, and a psychology professor at Harvard University. He carried out a study that concluded that our memory is prone to fail in seven ways. Schacter calls these malfunctions the “seven sins of memory”.…

In-Group Bias: What’s it All About?

As social psychology tells us, people create categories and divide other people according to these categories. In other words, we create groups according to nationality, ethnicity, religion, gender, and preference, among others. This implies that some people will be in our…

Fundamental Attribution Error

It’s impossible to value all the information we find on a daily basis, even more so with the rise of the internet and social networks. We continually have to make decisions based on the information we have or can search…

Functional Diversity: a New Perspective on Disability

Throughout history, different models have tried to explain disabilities, but in this article, we’re going to elaborate on the model of functional diversity. First we’ll get a better understanding of the history behind the concept before discussing what it means. Let’s…