Memories of Things Unseen

@article{Loftus2004MemoriesOT,
  title={Memories of Things Unseen},
  author={Elizabeth F. Loftus},
  journal={Current Directions in Psychological Science},
  year={2004},
  volume={13},
  pages={145 - 147}
}
  • E. Loftus
  • Published 1 August 2004
  • Psychology
  • Current Directions in Psychological Science
New findings reveal more about the malleability of memory. Not only is it possible to change details of memories for previously experienced events, but one can sometimes also plant entirely false memories into the minds of unsuspecting individuals, even if the events would be highly implausible or even impossible. False memories might differ statistically from true ones, in terms of certain characteristics such as confidence or vividness, but some false memories are held with a great degree of… 
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