Psych 101 - False Memories

Psych 101 - False Memories - -Preschoolers are...

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Guest Lecture – False Memories Lecture 09/27/06 2 ways for statements to be inaccurate - Lies - False memories Memory is a record of - Pattern recognition - Interpretive analysis - Source information, root of the first two. o But it fades faster than the first two o So we forget how we get the pattern recognition and analysis Source Misattributions - Adults are vulnerable (20% - 35%)
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Unformatted text preview: -Preschoolers are disproportionately vulnerable (50% - 70%)-Sigmund Freud himself experienced it Five factors that can damage memory-Suggestive questions (Sam Stone)-Stereotypes (Sam Stone)-Confirmatory bias (Rice 1929)-Visually guided imagery-Rumors Caveats-Control group impressive-Events inconclusive-No “pinochio test”...
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This note was uploaded on 08/17/2008 for the course PSYCH 1101 taught by Professor Maas, j during the Fall '06 term at Cornell.

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