Scientists explain how Brian Williams’ memory may have failed him – LA Times

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While some are accusing Brian Williams of deliberately lying about his account of being on a helicopter under attack in Iraq, researchers have long said that memory is not as straightforward as we tend to think.

Williams is under pressure for telling changing versions of the helicopter ride, which he took during the 2003 invasion of Iraq, and researchers who have been studying human memory have a number of potential explanations for that.

http://www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-memory-blame-brian-williams-20150206-story.html

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