Wishful reality distortions in confabulation: a case report

  title={Wishful reality distortions in confabulation: a case report},
  author={Aikaterini P Fotopoulou and Mark Solms and Oliver Turnbull},
Several theories have been proposed to account for the complex cognitive mechanisms underlying the various forms and manifestations of confabulation. As regards the content of confabulations, deficit accounts explain what is lacking in the confabulations, but accounts of the positive features of the content may also be required to explain what remains. There is reason to believe that the content of confabulations is not motivationally neutral; in particular, they appear to "improve" the world… CONTINUE READING

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