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Forgetting to Remember : Malleability of Memory

Is human memory reliable or is it malleable and highly subject to error? The hearings concerning judge Brett Kavanaugh’s potentially appointment to the Supreme Court and the allegations made against him and his behavior by Dr. Christine Blasey Ford have gripped the nation. Despite having only a few sparse recollections about the event she and… Read More »

Ford says she’s coped with PTSD-like symptoms after incident with Kavanaugh

During Thursday’s hearing, ranking Democratic member Sen. Dianne Feinstein asked Christine Blasey Ford what impact the incident with Brett Kavanaugh had on her life. Ford said the impact of a sexual assault incident can vary by survivor, but said personally she’s had to cope with anxiety, phobia and PTSD-like symptoms. In her opening statement, Ford… Read More »

Asked about PTSD-like symptoms, Ford says ‘nothing as striking’ as incident with Kavanaugh

Phoenix prosecutor Rachel Mitchell said a Washington Post story over Christine Blasey Ford’s sexual assault allegation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh mentioned that the incident “contributed” to her PTSD-like symptoms. Mitchell asked if anything else in Ford’s life could have contributed to the health problems. Ford said the incident was a “critical” risk factor… Read More »

Christine Blasey Ford says she’s coping with “anxiety, phobia and PTSD-like symptoms”

Christine Blasey Ford, who accuses Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault in high school, testified Thursday before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein asked Ford about the impact the incident had on her life. Subscribe to the CBS News Channel HERE: http://youtube.com/cbsnews Watch CBSN live HERE: http://cbsn.ws/1PlLpZ7 Follow CBS News on… Read More »