In psychiatry, confabulation (verb: confabulate) is a di... -

In psychiatry, confabulation (verb: confabulate) is a di...

wikipedia - 12 Nov 2016
In psychiatry, confabulation (verb: confabulate) is a disturbance of memory, defined as the production of fabricated, distorted, or misinterpreted memories about oneself or the world, without the conscious intention to deceive. Individuals who confabulate present incorrect memories ranging from "subtle alterations to bizarre fabrications", and are generally very confident about their recollections, despite contradictory evidence.

La Vida Local: Wes Carroll Confabulation – Off Empire

BeatRoute Magazine - 11 Jun 2018
Victoria-based jazz fusion group the Wes Carroll Confabulation have distilled three years' worth of hard work into 11 original tracks on Off Empire. The group shows their experimental side on tracks like “Shades of Orange,” where a cool, contemplative ...

ConFabulous - 'Smoothing Over' Memory Loss in Alzheimer's

American Council on Science and Health - 11 Jun 2018
SARs are a variation of what we might call confabulation, glossing over memory gaps with narrative lines, preserving the ability to communicate rather than appear impaired. For example, when asked the name of their physician, they might respond with “I ...

Confabulation: why telling ourselves stories makes us feel ok

Big Think - 15 Feb 2018
People confabulated. Not knowing some of the factors that were determining their choices, they produced an explanation that was not based on evidence relevant to the factors determining their choices, but mentioned instead plausible reasons why the ...

To Inform or Not to Inform, There Should be No Question

Infosecurity Magazine (blog) - 13 Jun 2018
As Brian Boyd said: "We engage in a kind of social confabulation rather than having to confront our failure to understand." Neurotypical people make mistakes too – people don't understand how most technology works. To use devices, we form 'folk ...

Did you know? What the Mandela Effect means

Independent - 17 Jun 2018
The Mandela Effect is similar to the psychological concept of confabulation, involving various forms of memory falsification. However, believers in the Mandela Effect, sometimes citing quantum mechanics, think a shared false memory is evidence of ...

Confabulation pushes the power of stories

The Martlet - 08 Apr 2018
Confabulation is a storytelling series where people share honest accounts of true stories they have lived through. The stories can be as simple as what your child told you after reading their bedtime book or as elaborate as how you met your significant ...

Montreal Fringe Festival reviews

Cult MTL - 08 Jun 2018
A one-off production of the local storytelling event, Confabulation's Annual Fringe Spectacular featured estimable talents rounded out by host Matt Goldberg — whose combination of manic, jittery energy and wholesome dad-ness was as winning as ever.

Daniel Kelly speaks his mind on latest Urbanite show 'Incognito' - 13 Jun 2018
Confabulation is one response to tragedy or massive physical or emotional trauma. In order to cope, the brain starts creating false memories. The brain is basically saying, “I can't handle this”—and creating an alternate history that it can cope with ...

Effortless thinking: The fake news that takes us all in

New Scientist - 15 Dec 2017
Confabulation is common in dementia, when people fabricate stories to fill in gaps in memory. In Capgras delusion, where a person insists that a loved one has been abducted and replaced by a doppelgänger, confabulation explains away the sensation of ...

Confabulation Presents Summer Love

NOW Magazine - 03 May 2018
Six storytellers present all-true stories of the season without props, notes or gimmicks. 7:30 pm. $10. (Note: originally scheduled for June 6; date has been changed to July 3) ...


The Student - 27 Aug 2017
A Motorhead concert, a skip rope incident, and a dinner gone terribly wrong? These random stories make up Confabulation! an entertaining solo show about the phenomena of creating false memories. Using the autobiographical experience of writer and ...

Artificial Neural Networks Confabulation with AI Perrrone & UCSD VML

AUTO Connected Car News (blog) - 09 Feb 2018
The new project is based on a method for perception and machine learning for autonomous vehicles and will combine Hecht-Nielsen's work on artificial neural networks (ANN), confabulation theory, and vertebrate movement mathematics with PRI's applied ...

The unfinished war

Daily Times - 20 May 2018
The Indo-US-Afghan axis ostensibly aimed at destabilisation of Pakistan with a view to derail Pakistan's confabulation with the Chinese CPEC project is keeping the pot boiling to the detriment of the country's politico-economic stability. With our ...

Why is the Brain Prone to Florid Forms of Confabulation?

The Wire - 22 Apr 2017
Now she was confabulating, conveying false memories induced by injury to her brain. Not once did Maggie doubt that she was a seamstress to the stars, no matter how incongruous those stories seemed. And that's the essence of confabulation: the critical ...

Spiritual India vs godless China: Article of faith

Daily Pioneer - 08 Jun 2018
Whereas Chinese cultural baggage is driven by economic confabulation. The recent attempt of Xi to play the Buddhist card is stirred by force and coercion. All Buddhist countries from South Asia to South East Asia were lured and threatened to expand the ...

Perth Stewart Park Festival announces 2018 lineup - 23 May 2018
The performers set to hit the Stewart Park Festival Main Stage this July 13-15 include: The Academy for Musical Theatre, Ariana Gillis, The Commotions, The Confabulation, Danny Michel, Digging Roots, Fränder, Hat Fitz and Cara, Humanettes, J.P. Cormier ...

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