Fuzzy-trace theory and children's false memories.

@article{Brainerd1998FuzzytraceTA,
  title={Fuzzy-trace theory and children's false memories.},
  author={C J Brainerd and Valerie F. Reyna},
  journal={Journal of experimental child psychology},
  year={1998},
  volume={71 2},
  pages={
          81-129
        }
}
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… 
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