Why Do Ghosts Wear Clothes ? — Examining the Role of Memory and Emotion in Anomalous Experiences

@inproceedings{Broughton2006WhyDG,
  title={Why Do Ghosts Wear Clothes ? — Examining the Role of Memory and Emotion in Anomalous Experiences},
  author={Richard S. Broughton},
  year={2006}
}
The likely involvement of memory in mediating the anomalous information of psychic experiences into consciousness was first recognized by early psychical researchers. Later models by Roll (1966) and Irwin (1979) strengthened the case that the experiential component of a psychic experience was based on visual memory images. Recent research on the emotional system has revealed the close links between that and memory, especially the role of feelings in determining the memory images that occupy… CONTINUE READING

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