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Are the “Memory Wars” Over? A Scientist-Practitioner Gap in Beliefs About Repressed Memory
The “memory wars” of the 1990s refers to the controversy between some clinicians and memory scientists about the reliability of repressed memories. To investigate whether such disagreement persists,Expand
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False memories in highly superior autobiographical memory individuals
Significance In a unique memory-distortion study with people with extraordinary memory ability, individuals with highly superior autobiographical memory (HSAM) were as susceptible as controls toExpand
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Sleep Deprivation and False Memories
Many studies have investigated factors that affect susceptibility to false memories. However, few have investigated the role of sleep deprivation in the formation of false memories, despiteExpand
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Reports of Recovered Memories of Abuse in Therapy in a Large Age-Representative U.S. National Sample: Therapy Type and Decade Comparisons
The potential hazards of endeavoring to recover ostensibly repressed memories of abuse in therapy have previously been documented. Yet no large survey of the general public about memory recovery inExpand
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Phoneme discrimination of an unrelated language: Evidence for a narrow transfer but not a broad-based bilingual advantage
This study examines monolingual and multilingual individuals’ discrimination of stop consonants in a language to which they had never been exposed: Korean. If bilingualism leads to increasedExpand
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Misinformation Effect in Older versus Younger Adults: A Meta-Analysis and Review
This chapter reports the results of a meta-analysis which revealed that older adults are more susceptible to memory distortion following misleading information compared with young adults. The olderExpand
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Unconscious Repressed Memory Is Scientifically Questionable
Brewin and Andrews’s (2014) Commentary on our article (Patihis, Ho, Tingen, Lilienfeld, & Loftus, 2014) raises several thoughtful points with which we largely agree, but presents several criticismsExpand
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Decreased susceptibility to false memories from misinformation in hormonal contraception users
Sex hormones are increasingly implicated in memory formation. Recent literature has documented a relationship between hormones and emotional memory and sex differences, which are likely related toExpand
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Expert Witnesses, Dissociative Amnesia, and Extraordinary Remembering: Response to Brand et al.
In Merckelbach and Patihis (2018), we critically evaluated the attempts of Brand, Schielke, & Brams, 2017, Brand, Schielke, Brams, & DiComo, 2017) to provide advice to expert witnesses who assistExpand
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The Return of the Repressed: The Persistent and Problematic Claims of Long-Forgotten Trauma
Can purely psychological trauma lead to a complete blockage of autobiographical memories? This long-standing question about the existence of repressed memories has been at the heart of one of theExpand
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