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 interviewer began by establishing a rapport with the child , discussing events
that were unrelated to the event in question , and giving the child the expectation
that the interviewer wanted elaborated answers , not simple yes / no ones .
Instead , many interviewers exhibit a confirmatory bias , seeking to elicit support
for their hunches about what the child ... The interviewer , a trained social worker ,
was given a onepage report containing information about events that she was ...
Many children initially stated details inconsistently or reluctantly , but as the
interviewer persisted in asking leading questions about non - events that were
consistent with her hypothesis , a significant number of these children
abandoned their ...
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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
History and Current Status
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