Dr Julia Shaw and The Memory Illusion

Forensic psychologist Dr Julia Shaw shows the astonishing ways memories are not as reliable as we think in a fascinating insight into the human brain.

Janet Gleeson: 16th Mar 2016 10:33:00

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I sip my Dorset tea and just wanted to say thanks so much for the invitation to the lit fest - I thoroughly enjoyed it... Rob Ryan
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I did so enjoy being with you and doing my stuff. I hope to see you again, though I am so busy I don't seem to have time for writing much at present! I am
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I thoroughly enjoyed all six events I attended and would have done many more if my time had allowed. Congratulations to all the people involved for a very well organised event. I am most certainly looking forward to next year's events calendar- the dates are already in my diary.

Andrea Clarke
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It is excellent that Dorchester is now on the literary map

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My wife and I really enjoyed our first visit to DLF to hear Henry Bloefeld. Having looked through the programme further we wished we should have chosen more, but at least we shall try to get the books via the Library. Looking forward to seeing next year’s programme.

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