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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In the chapters that follow , a distinguished group of psychologists , psychiatrists ,
neurobiologists , sociologists , and ... and ideas about , memory distortion in
normal adults ( Loftus , Feldman , and Dashiell , Chapter 1 ; McClelland , Chapter
2 ) ...
Indeed , Abel and his colleagues ( Chapter 11 ) delineate some of the key
properties of basic cellular mechanisms that provide a ... These issues lead
naturally to another critical question that is raised in a number of the chapters :
Under what ...
Distortions that reflect the undue influence of preexisting semantic knowledge are
also most apparent after long retention intervals ( e . g . , Sulin and Dooling ,
1974 ) . Moreover , in a connectionist simulation described by McClelland (
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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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