Memory for true and false autobiographical event descriptions.

  title={Memory for true and false autobiographical event descriptions.},
  author={Christopher D. B. Burt and Simon Kemp and Martin A. Conway},
  volume={12 5},
This study examined how participants respond to different types of false autobiographical event descriptions. Three attributes of autobiographical events (participant, location, and activity) were systematically altered to create different forms of false event description and these were examined, along with true events, to see if participants were more or less likely to rate the experience as remembered. The event attributes manipulated within false events systematically influenced the… CONTINUE READING