Misinformation and memory: the creation of new memories.

@article{Loftus1989MisinformationAM,
  title={Misinformation and memory: the creation of new memories.},
  author={Elizabeth F. Loftus and Hunter G. Hoffman},
  journal={Journal of experimental psychology. General},
  year={1989},
  volume={118 1},
  pages={
          100-4
        }
}
Misleading information presented after an event can lead people to erroneous reports of that misinformation. Different process histories can be responsible for the same erroneous report in different people. We argue that the relative proportion of times that the different process histories are responsible for erroneous reporting will depend on the conditions of acquisition, retention, and retrieval of information. Given the conditions typical of most misinformation experiments, it appears that… CONTINUE READING

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