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Non-Believed Memories

  title={Non-Believed Memories},
  author={Giuliana Mazzoni},
This is the first empirical study of vivid autobiographical memories for events people no longer believe happened to them. Until now, this phenomenon has been the object of relatively rare albeit intriguing anecdotes, such as Jean Piaget " s description of his vivid memory of an attempted abduction that never happened. The results of our study show that non-believed memories are much more frequent than expected. Approximately 20% of our initial sample reported having at least one non-believed… Expand
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