Importing perceived features into false memories.

  title={Importing perceived features into false memories.},
  author={Keith B. Lyle and Marcia K. Johnson},
  volume={14 2},
False memories sometimes contain specific details, such as location or colour, about events that never occurred. Based on the source-monitoring framework, we investigated one process by which false memories acquire details: the reactivation and misattribution of feature information from memories of similar perceived events. In Experiments 1A and 1B, when imagined objects were falsely remembered as seen, participants often reported that the objects had appeared in locations where visually or… CONTINUE READING

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