Photographs cause false memories for the news.

Abstract

What is the effect on memory when seemingly innocuous photos accompany false reports of the news? We asked people to read news headlines of world events, some of which were false. Half the headlines appeared with photographs that were tangentially related to the event; others were presented without photographs. People saw each headline only once, and… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.actpsy.2010.10.006

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