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The Original Article was published on 01 August 2012

The Original Article was published on 14 October 2009

The graph in the News Feature ‘History as science’ (Nature 488, 24–26; 2012) accidentally swapped the labels for ‘Racially motivated’ and ‘Political’. The corrected graph is online at

The Feature ‘Small, furry … and smart’ (Nature 461, 862–864; 2009) said that Solomon Shereshevsky memorized Dante’s Divine Comedy from a single read. In fact, he memorized several stanzas of the poem in Italian (a language unfamiliar to him).

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The online version of the original article can be found at 10.1038/488024a

The online version of the original article can be found at 10.1038/461862a

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Corrections. Nature 488, 267 (2012).

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