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Knowledge about gender clearly sways memory such that children not only recall more gender-consistent information compared to gender-inconsistent information, but may even misremember or distort gender-inconsistent information to make it conform to their gender schemas.
But it also continues to be necessary because as language users we are always prone to forget or to misremember why we were so concerned about language in the first place.
In this Article, I claim that judges and jurors unknowingly misremember case facts in racially biased ways.
A larger point is that Fry does not seem to allow for the possibility that narrators, individually or as a group, might misremember events, or that there may be patterns and thus meaning in how they misremember.
Ishiguro is quite obviously obsessed with the ways in which adults remember -- or, more accurately, nostalgically misremember -- their youths.
So part of our understanding of this aphorism has to do with why we want to misremember it.
The person remaining with the pet may misremember when the pet made its signal behaviour such that the inaccurate memory matches the time at which the owner set off to return home.
SLEEP-deprived people are more likely to misremember events and imagine events that did not happen.
I particularly liked The Night I Laid You Down, a duet where a couple misremember their first night together while clearly demonstrating the distance they've travelled from honeymoon phase to eyerolling over-familiarity, and a song that answers the age old question of whether women prefer nice guys or douchebags in which Courtney Jaye got to deliver the puerile punchline.
The more unhealthy their habits, the greater their tendency to misremember.
It now appears that it is only the right-handed population for which a significant majority misremember the direction in which the head on all British coins faces.
The general leftward bias hypothesis predicts that subjects will misremember; the stamp hypothesis predicts that they will not misremember (with performance at chance level or better); and the coin schema hypothesis predicts that they will be accurate, since the head on all coins faces to the right.
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StephB wondered: "Do I misremember, but weren't they boasting of having an adequate supply of five days' worth?
Please, grant us a full pardon ahead of time if we misremember any of the details, but .
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