Memory Distortion: How Minds, Brains, and Societies Reconstruct the Past
Harvard University Press, 1995 - 417 pagina's
Hypnosis, confabulation, source amnesia, flashbulb memories, repression - these and numerous additional topics are explored in this timely collection of essays by eminent scholars in a range of disciplines. This is the first book on memory distortion to unite contributions from cognitive psychology, psychopathology, psychiatry, neurobiology, sociology, history, and religious studies. It brings the most relevant group of perspectives to bear on some key contemporary issues, including the value of eyewitness testimony and the accuracy of recovered memories of sexual abuse.
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Inaccessibility of traumatic memories may also be state - dependent and may be
associated with emotional numbing in PTSD patients . Traumatization produces a
suppression of emotional responsivity in many individuals that is reported as ...
According to Plutchik , the interaction of cognition with emotion allows emotional
behavior to be an adaptive response to biologically significant events . A related
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emotional arousal at the time of an experience may play a critical role in
influencing memory strength ( Bower , 1992 ) . Over a century ago , William
James ( 1890 ) observed that “ An experience may be so exciting emotionally as
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Schacter (Harvard, psychology) and others from a wide variety of fields deliver a substantial volume on the dysfunctions of memory. A central theme is the often large difference between memory input ... Volledige review lezen
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