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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Trump and Omarosa

American Thinker - 17 Aug 2018
This week, the only news is Omarosa's tell-all book about the chaos and dysfunction in Trump's White House. Unfortunately for her, it's her word against everyone else's. Short on corroboration, long on confabulation, her book could have been written by ...

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 ...

Is 'Q' The Greatest Hoax Of All Time?

The National Memo (blog) - 08 Aug 2018
(Not kidding!) If you're not a believer, you will have difficulty understanding how anyone can believe such a patently ridiculous confabulation. Yet among the Trump faithful there are hundreds of thousands, perhaps soon millions, fervently joining the ...

Trump: I'll Meet With Iranians

The New American - 31 Jul 2018
But according to the New York Times, quoting Iranian Foreign Minister Bahram Qassemi, a U.S.-Iranian confabulation probably won't happen: “With current America and these policies, there will definitely not be the possibility of dialogue and engagement ...

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French Tribune - 18 Aug 2018
The confabulation was conducted throughout in the same foreign language which Levi had used when first speaking to them a language quite unintelligible. See online dating profile examples for women so you have templates, tips, and inspiration to create ...

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 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 ...

Allan Massie: Get rid of caddies - or ban confabs with players

The Scotsman - 21 Jul 2018
Now the pro golfer and the caddie describe themselves as a team, and scarcely a shot is played without a previous and often long-lasting confabulation. These proceed with the solemn and intense deliberation of a Summit Conference, argument as to what ...

Stop Confabulating!

Forbes - 08 May 2012
Confabulate. Isn't that a delightful word! The first time I heard it I thought it must be a sniglet, a term coined by comedian Rich Hall in the '80s. Loosely defined as “any word that isn't in the dictionary but should be,” sniglets usually involve a ...

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