Fuzzy-trace theory and children's false memories.

@article{Brainerd1998FuzzytraceTA,
  title={Fuzzy-trace theory and children's false memories.},
  author={C. Brainerd and V. Reyna},
  journal={Journal of experimental child psychology},
  year={1998},
  volume={71 2},
  pages={
          81-129
        }
}
  • C. Brainerd, V. Reyna
  • Published 1998
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of experimental child psychology
  • Fuzzy-trace theory's concepts of identity judgment, nonidentity judgment, and similarity judgment provide a unified account of the false-memory phenomena that have been most commonly studied in children: false-recognition effects and misinformation effects. False-recognition effects (elevated false-alarm rates for unpresented distractors that preserve the meanings of presented targets) are due to increased rates of similarity or false identity judgment about distractors or to decreased rates of… CONTINUE READING
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