Fighting fat with fake memories

日期:2019-03-02 05:03:06 作者:侴踺啸 阅读:

FALSE memories of unpleasant experiences with unhealthy foods could be used to treat obesity. Elizabeth Loftus of the University of California, Irvine, has already shown that elaborate false memories – for instance, of being lost in a shopping mall as a child – can be implanted in people’s minds (New Scientist, 6 September 2004, p 42). Subjects even go on to embellish these fictitious events with their own details. In her latest work,