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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Indeed , a leading theory of the mechanism of hypnotic amnesia is that such
memories are decontextualized ( Kihlstrom and Evans , 1979 ) , thereby
depriving them of networks of association which can enrich explicit recollection
and facilitate ...
Altogether , one can identify three features of human amnesia , which indicate
that the deficit is best understood as belonging to the domain of memory and not
some other aspect of cognition ( Alvarez , Zola - Morgan , and Squire , 1994 ) .
See also Confabulation ; Dissociative amnesia ; Functional amnesia ; Hypnotic
amnesia ; Infantile amnesia ; Korsakoff ' s syndrome ; Retrograde amnesia ;
Source amnesia Amphetamine , 257 , 263 Amputation , effect on representation
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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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