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Identifying false beliefs that are good for us

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Understanding how we reconstruct the self

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Exploring the limitations of cognition

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Doing epistemology that informs clinical interventions

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Developing the tools to fight the stigma of mental illness

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Who are we? 

We are a team of researchers working on PERFECT, a project funded by an ERC Consolidator Grant awarded to Professor Lisa Bortolotti.

Blog and network

Read our Imperfect Cognitions blog and follow the activities of our expanding network of researchers with interdisciplinary interests in belief, memory and confabulation.

Project news 

Learn about project news and meetings. We organise academic workshops, public engagement events, and focus groups with mental health care professionals and service users. 

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