false memory


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false memory

n.
An imagined event that is believed to be recalled as a memory.
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Given that the lure items can be highly activated because they are related to the studied items, source-monitoring errors can occur (Johnson, Hashtroudi, & Lindsay, 1993), giving rise to false recognition or false memory.
False memory for associated word lists in individuals and collaborating groups.
PARAMNESIA A False memory B On the edge of the intellect C Type of palsy who am I?
It investigates, among other topics: advances in false memory research; White racial identity; developments in peace psychology; military interrogations; burnout in the workplace; cognitive therapy for depression; trauma; and the refugee experience.
Semantic false memory phenomena have typically been studied by cognitive psychologists, who use these phenomena to infer the properties of cognitive processes and structures thought to be responsible for the encoding, storage, and retrieval of information (e.
Considering to the importance of this paradigm in basic and applicable researches and Memory (Shakter 1999), its necessitate to pay attention to other effective variables on this field--means that false memory is an especial form of Memory distortion--.
The researchers tested whether the students integrated the bogus information into their minds, which psychologists call false memory.
However, he now doubts his guilt, after the girl said there was no wrongdoing and a psychiatrist suggested Johnston-Wilder may have created a false memory during a period of mental illness.
Readers interested in this title should have already read the first title, False Memory (Hyperion, 2012/VOYA August 2012), as little backstory is provided.
Among the topics are working memory, semantic and lexical memory, false memory, memory disorders, and memory in childhood.
people] have absorbed the pre-fab pop products wholesale as a collective false memory of their own heritage.
When they were placed back in chamber A, the mice froze in fear, even though they were never shocked there, meaning a false memory had been created when the shock was given in chamber B.