We all think we're rational thinkers with open minds ready to be swayed by convincing evidence. In reality, though, your brain fights your attempts to be open-minded at every turn. It hates being wrong so much, in fact, that it'll adjust your memories to make you right in retrospect.
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Written by Ashley Hamer December 8, 2017
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