Recovered Memories: The Current Weight of the Evidence in Science and in the Courts

@article{Brown1999RecoveredMT,
  title={Recovered Memories: The Current Weight of the Evidence in Science and in the Courts},
  author={Daniel Brown and A. Scheflin and C. Whitfield},
  journal={The Journal of Psychiatry & Law},
  year={1999},
  volume={27},
  pages={156 - 5}
}
The authors critically review the main strategies that false-memory proponents have used to challenge the admissibility of testimony regarding recovered abuse memories in the courts: that the laboratory evidence fails to prove the existence of repression, that people rarely forget trauma, and that scientific studies claiming amnesia for trauma and abuse are fraught with a variety of methodological weaknesses. False-memory proponents who have advanced these arguments have made serious logical… Expand
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