Creating false memories: Remembering words not presented in lists.

@article{Roediger1995CreatingFM,
  title={Creating false memories: Remembering words not presented in lists.},
  author={Henry L. Roediger and Kathleen B. McDermott},
  journal={Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory and Cognition},
  year={1995},
  volume={21},
  pages={803-814}
}
  • H. Roediger, K. McDermott
  • Published 1995
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory and Cognition
False memories—either remembering events that never happened, or remembering them quite differently from the way they happened—have recently captured the attention of both psychologists and the public at large. The primary impetus for this recent surge of interest is the increase in the number of cases in which memories of previously unrecognized abuse are reported during the course of therapy. Some researchers have argued that certain therapeutic practices can cause the creation of false… 

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