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How will you remember the pandemic?

The Atlantic, April 6, 2021

April 6, 2021

How will you remember the pandemic?

The work of Elizabeth Loftus, [Distinguished Professor of social ecology and law], a cognitive psychologist at UC Irvine, and others has shown that, if we discuss a memory with listeners who remember it differently, we may unconsciously borrow a bit of their local color or scrap of dialogue for our own version.