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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Thus , understanding the nature of collective memory is inextricably intertwined
with understanding the nature of memory distortion . Yet here , too , U issues
pertaining to memory distortion are of more than purely academic concern .
But when distortion does occur , it can have important theoretical and practical
implications . Accordingly , it seems useful to try to understand the nature of
memory distortion at the various levels of analysis that are represented in this
Given the distributed nature of memory storage and its complexity , it is
reassuring for the future development of a molecular biology of cognition that the
molecular nature of the consolidation switch for different types of learning
processes is ...
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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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