TRUE AND FALSE MEMORIES IN CHILDREN AND ADULTS : A Cognitive Neuroscience Perspective

@inproceedings{Schacter2004TRUEAF,
  title={TRUE AND FALSE MEMORIES IN CHILDREN AND ADULTS : A Cognitive Neuroscience Perspective},
  author={Daniel L. Schacter and Jerome Kagan and Michelle D. Leichtman},
  year={2004}
}
The authors consider evidence concerning accuracy and distortion in children's recollections within the broader context of recent research on memory that has used the methods and conceptual framework of cognitive neuroscience. They focus on 3 phenomena—source amnesia, confabulation, and false recognition—that have been observed in young children and in adults who have sustained damage to the frontal lobes. Similarities and differences between the memory performance of young children and frontal… CONTINUE READING