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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It also raises important issues regarding institutional and societal memory and
how distortion at these levels relates to the function of individuals . We also
wanted to begin a constructive , candid discussion of the relationship between ...
It is unclear whether the linguistic functions serve primarily an executive function ,
similar to an operating system on a computer , or whether parallel linguistic
memories are created that provide access to the traumatic information in a form
Depleting cognitive resources in normal people by manipulating attention has
been shown to affect strategic retrieval associated with frontal function (
Moscovitch , 1992 , 1994 ) and to lower frontal activation associated with memory
( Shallice ...
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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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