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Confabulation: why telling ourselves stories makes us feel ok

9 mins | Mar 8, 2018

If you do something and you don’t know why you did it, you’ll probably explain it by making something up. That’s confabulating. Lisa Bortolotti, writing in Aeon magazine, explains why we always rationalise our actions, even when we’re completely clueless.

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From Aeon magazine