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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several studies have tested subjects on several occasions , seeking to establish
whether the same retrieval pattern is observed in different affective states as
would be expected if the “ different experiences ” hypothesis were true . For
Further complicating the picture are several studies that did find evidence for a
memory bias for threatening information . For example , Watts and Coyle ( 1992 )
failed to replicate their earlier findings of inferior memory for spider words in ...
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different techniques that researchers are now employing to examine
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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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