Virtually True: Children's Acquisition of False Memories in Virtual Reality

@inproceedings{Segovia2009VirtuallyTC,
  title={Virtually True: Children's Acquisition of False Memories in Virtual Reality},
  author={Kathryn Y. Segovia and Jeremy N. Bailenson},
  year={2009}
}
Previous work on human memory has shown that prompting participants with false events and self-relevant information via different types of media such as narratives, edited 2-dimensional images, and mental imagery creates false memories. This study tested a new form of media for studying false memory formation: Immersive Virtual Environment Technology (IVET). Using this tool, we examined how memory was affected by viewing dynamic simulations of avatars performing novel actions. In the study, 55… CONTINUE READING

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