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Fairy Tale Noir: Confabulation

Thursday, October 12th, 2006

Last weeks New Scientist had an article about Confabulation, a memory disorder which cause sufferers to produce false memories. These memories can be mundane or exotic. The hero in my Noir Fairy Tale already has a period of amnesia in his back story, a condition frequently found in both noir and folklaw involving the folk. Adding Confabulation adds an interesting twist. What is truth and what is a trick of the mind?

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