Memory conformity affects inaccurate memories more than accurate memories

@article{Wright2012MemoryCA,
  title={Memory conformity affects inaccurate memories more than accurate memories},
  author={D. B. Wright and Daniella K. Villalba},
  journal={Memory},
  year={2012},
  volume={20},
  pages={254 - 265}
}
After controlling for initial confidence, inaccurate memories were shown to be more easily distorted than accurate memories. In two experiments groups of participants viewed 50 stimuli and were then presented with these stimuli plus 50 fillers. During this test phase participants reported their confidence that each stimulus was originally shown. This was followed by computer-generated responses from a bogus participant. After being exposed to this response participants again rated the… Expand
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