Memory illusions and consciousness: Examining the phenomenology of true and false memories

@article{Lampinen1997MemoryIA,
  title={Memory illusions and consciousness: Examining the phenomenology of true and false memories},
  author={James Michael Lampinen and Jeffrey S. Neuschatz and David G. Payne},
  journal={Current Psychology},
  year={1997},
  volume={16},
  pages={181-224}
}
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