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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It has been commonly observed that assessment of the validity of recall is out of
proportion to its accuracy after hypnotic refreshing of recollection . More common
but mundane effects of hypnosis on memory retrieval involve enhancement of ...
In earlier philosophical and clinical treatises on memory , discussion centered on
introspective recollections of past experiences by the writers themselves or by
patients whom they observed . The problem with this sort of procedure is that the
John Dean ' s Memory : A Case Study ” in Ulric Neisser , ed . , Memory Observed
. San Francisco : W . H . Freeman , pp . 139 - 159 . New York Times , 1994 . “
Remember Stonewall ! But How ? Groups Ask . ” May 6 : A13 . Perlez , Jane .
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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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