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Unformatted text preview: initiated by the beeper. Unique locations and actions were better remembered than ordinary ones. There were few overt recall errors-Malleability of Memory o Eyewitness testimony is regarded highly in court cases o Our memories are very accurate, but can be very influenced as well People ask suggestive questions and this affects memory Recovered/False memories-Primary Memory Brain Areas o Amygdala, Hippocampus, Frontal Lobe o Neurons that fire together, wire together o Long Term involves Neuron Nucleus-Flashbulb Memories o Emotion Physiological Reaction in the Brain o Memories that get retold; people discuss 9/11 a lot Memories get reinforced o Accuracy vs. Confidence People may not be accurate, but they are very confident in Flashbulb memories\-Savants o Brain abnormalities o No Corpus callosum o Memorized facts...
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This note was uploaded on 04/20/2008 for the course PSY U466 taught by Professor Soderstrom during the Spring '08 term at Northeastern.
- Spring '08