False Memory

False Memory - Dr. Karen Erickson Honors Symposium 12/6/06...

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Dr. Karen Erickson Honors Symposium 12/6/06 False Memory in “Traveler Without Luggage” My 4 th birthday party was at McDonalds. I was wearing my black dress that had pink flowers on it and I ate chicken nuggets. I thought that this was a memory of mine, until I realized that I had seen a home video of my 4 th birthday party. I was too young to actually remember my 4 th birthday, but because of the home video I let myself believe that I remembered everything, down to what I wore and even what I ate. Have you ever looked at an old picture, watched a home movie, or heard a story about an event that happened when you were young, and then later believed you remembered that event? It’s possible that you didn’t actually remember the event, but instead your memory was influenced by an outside source. Traveler Without Luggage is a play in which a man, Gaston, is convinced by a family that he is actually their relative named Jacques. Gaston had amnesia and could not remember who he was or anything of his past. Gaston began to
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