Hindsight Is Not 20/20 — The Hindsight Fallacy

We seldom see things in a clear light until after they have occurred. However, the way we recall events may not be accurate. Our brains fill in the blanks of our memory with what we think happened.

Memory is not like a video recorder; it is malleable and can be changed by what we hear, see or think about after an event occurs. The problem with false memories is that they are often…

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