Photographs cause false memories for the news.

@article{Strange2011PhotographsCF,
  title={Photographs cause false memories for the news.},
  author={D. Strange and M. Garry and D. Bernstein and D. S. Lindsay},
  journal={Acta psychologica},
  year={2011},
  volume={136 1},
  pages={
          90-4
        }
}
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 indicated whether they remembered the event, knew about it, or neither. Photos led people to immediately and confidently remember false news… Expand
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