Memories and the links between what actually happened and how we feel about what happened. And those links can be changed, scientists are saying. At a cellular level in rats at least because the factual memory and the emotional connotation are held in different parts of the brain.
And there’s some new research that shows that imagination and memory are different processes too. They’re in the same part of the brain but use different parts of the hippocampus.
And people who imagine themselves to be more talented than the rest of us often convince us. People’s self deception leads to us being led along.
On the other hand, research from the university of New South Wales shows that gratitude wins friends. It’s what our parents said – say thank you.