Our memory for places seems to be different from our other forms of memory.


our memory The who, what, and why of a situation seem to fade over time, but we can get better at remembering where it happened. Understanding how memories can change may have implications for how we judge eyewitness testimony in criminal cases.

To better understand how memories change, Wilma Bainbridge And his colleagues at the University of Chicago conducted two experiments. In the first, 1609 people were shown pictures of six scenes.