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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Some evidence along these lines exists . As noted earlier , in a study of memory
for real - life experiences , Barclay and Wellman ( 1986 ) found that the incidence
of false recollections increased systematically with the passage of time .
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suggestions can impair the ability to remember event details . Another important
finding from Lindsay occurred in the “ difficult ” condition . Here , subjects who ...
Therefore , Roediger and McDermott hypothesize that the reason that little
evidence of mood - congruent implicit memory biases exists at present may be
due to the mismatch between the nature of the encoding task and the memory
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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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