Does Mindful Meditation Enhance Eyewitness Memory and Prevent the Misinformation Effect
Engaging in a brief mindful meditation task prior to witnessing an event may enhance event encoding and reduce susceptibility to post-event misinformation. Participants in this study completed either…
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Differences between true and false memories suggest some potentially distinct characteristics of false memories and provide insight into the process of false memory creation.
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This article reviews the major empirical results and theoretical issues from over 20 years of research on people’s acceptance of false information about recently experienced events (see, e.g.,…
The Role of Mental Imagery in the Creation of False Childhood Memories
We investigated whether guided imagery instructions would increase the likelihood of false memory creation and of remembering previously unremembered true events. In three interviews, participants…
Misleading postevent information and memory for events: arguments and evidence against memory impairment hypotheses.
- Psychology, BiologyJournal of experimental psychology. General
It is argued that the available evidence does not imply that misleading postevent information impairs memory for the original event, because the procedure used in previous studies is inappropriate for assessing effects of misleading information on memory.
The Formation of False Memories
For most of this century, experimental psychologists have been interested in how and why memory fails. As Greene2 has aptly noted, memories do not exist in a vacuum. Rather, they continually disrupt…
Postevent Information and Recall of the Original Event : Further Evidence Against the Memory Impairment Hypothesis
This study evaluates the hypothesis that misleading postevent information impairs memory for the original event. Subjects viewed a sequence of slides depicting an event, read a postevent narrative…
Planting False Childhood Memories: The Role of Event Plausibility
- Psychology, Philosophy
Two experiments tested and confirmed the hypothesis that events will be suggestively planted in memory to the degree that they are plausible and script-relevant knowledge exists in memory In…
False memories of childhood experiences.
We conducted two experiments to investigate if college students would create false memories of childhood experiences in response to misleading information and repeated interviews. In both experiments…
Who remembers best? Individual differences in memory for events that occurred in a science museum
Individual differences in memory and suggestibility were assessed in an experiment involving 1989 people who attended the Exploratorium, a science museum located in San Francisco. Subjects watched a…