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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The distinction between explicit versus implicit ( Schacter , 1987 ) , episodic
versus semantic ( Tulving , 1983 ) , or declarative versus procedural memory (
Squire and Cohen , 1984 ) illustrates the importance of associational networks in
subject to a falsely positive opinion of the quality of explicit information retrieved :
it is there so it must be true . Indeed , long dissociated memories may seem more
implicit than explicit — there and available but not readily accessible .
Related findings were also reported by Bullington ( 1990 ) using mood - induction
techniques ( see also Parrott , 1991 ; Singer and Salovey , 1989 ) . Most of the
studies referred to above have employed explicit memory measures . At present ...
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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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