Confabulation and constructive memory

@article{Robins2017ConfabulationAC,
  title={Confabulation and constructive memory},
  author={Sarah K. Robins},
  journal={Synthese},
  year={2017},
  pages={1-17}
}
Confabulation is a symptom central to many psychiatric diagnoses and can be severely debilitating to those who exhibit the symptom. Theorists, scientists, and clinicians have an understandable interest in the nature of confabulation—pursuing ways to define, identify, treat, and perhaps even prevent this memory disorder. Appeals to confabulation as a clinical symptom rely on an account of memory’s function from which cases like the above can be contrasted. Accounting for confabulation is thus an… 

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