Building false memories without suggestions.

  title={Building false memories without suggestions.},
  author={Jeffrey L. Foster and Maryanne Garry},
  journal={The American journal of psychology},
  volume={125 2},
People can come to remember doing things they have never done. The question we asked in this study is whether people can systematically come to remember performing actions they never really did, in the absence of any suggestion from the experimenter. People built LEGO vehicles, performing some steps but not others. For half the people, all the pieces needed to assemble each vehicle were laid out in order in front of them while they did the building; for the other half, the pieces were hidden… CONTINUE READING

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