Memory conformity: exploring misinformation effects when presented by another person.

@article{Wright2000MemoryCE,
  title={Memory conformity: exploring misinformation effects when presented by another person.},
  author={D. Bruce Wright and Gordon Edward Self and Christopher O. Justice},
  journal={British journal of psychology},
  year={2000},
  volume={91 ( Pt 2)},
  pages={
          189-202
        }
}
Two experiments demonstrate that post-event information, when delivered by another person, can affect people's memory reports. In the first experiment participants were shown several cars, and later, in pairs, given an 'old'/'new' recognition test on these cars plus several lures. There was a small but reliable effect of memory conformity. When the person was given misinformation this lowered accuracy, while presenting accurate information increased accuracy. In the second experiment… CONTINUE READING
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