Corpus ID: 54173392

Incredible memories: How accurate are the reports of anomalous events

  title={Incredible memories: How accurate are the reports of anomalous events},
  author={C. French and K. Wilson},
  • C. French, K. Wilson
  • Published 2006
  • Psychology
  • Psychologists have studied the accuracy of eyewitness testimony for many decades and, more recently, there has been a great deal of re- search carried out on the topic of false memories. An overview of re- search in these two areas is presented with a particular focus upon the accuracy of reported memories for anomalous experiences. It has been shown that eyewitness accounts of faked seances and other pseudo-psychic demonstrations are often highly inaccurate. Recent research has also considered… CONTINUE READING
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