cryptomnesia

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cryptomnesia

(ˌkrɪptəmˈniːzɪə)
n
(Psychology) the reappearance of a suppressed or forgotten memory which is mistaken for a new experience

cryptomnesia

the occurrence in consciousness of images not recognized as produced by the memory and its storage of events and scènes. — cryptomnesic, adj.
See also: Memory
Translations
Kryptomnesie
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