Twins dispute memory ownership: a new false memory phenomenon.

@article{Sheen2001TwinsDM,
  title={Twins dispute memory ownership: a new false memory phenomenon.},
  author={Margaret Sheen and Simon Kemp and David C. Rubin},
  journal={Memory & cognition},
  year={2001},
  volume={29 6},
  pages={779-88}
}
In three experiments, we examined a new memory phenomenon: disputed memories, in which people dispute ownership of a memory. For example, in one disputed memory each of two twins recollected being sent home from school for wearing too short a skirt, although only one of them was actually sent home. In Experiment 1, 20 sets of same-sex adult twins were asked to produce a memory for each of 45 words, and most twins spontaneously produced at least one disputed memory. In Experiment 2,20 different… CONTINUE READING

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