25-eyewitness - Memory VII Memory VII Memory illusions:...

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Unformatted text preview: Memory VII Memory VII Memory illusions: Memory illusions: causes and implications causes and implications How does memory work? How does memory work? Reproductive Store literal copy Retrieve the same = Reconstructive Relies on meaning Store interpreted version Meaning matters (for people)! Constructive memory Constructive memory Information Facts, gures, & events Details, details Stored meaning Interpretation Few details Reconstruction Fleshed-out interpretation Added detail Knowledge Memory illusions Memory illusions Perceptual illusions when assumptions (knowledge) violated Same principle for memory illusions False recall and recognition False recall and recognition False memory for related events Deese (1959); Roediger & McDermott (1996) BED BED REST REST AWAKE AWAKE TIRED TIRED DREAM DREAM WAKE WAKE SNOOZE SNOOZE BLANKET BLANKET DOZE DOZE SLUMBER SLUMBER SNORE SNORE NAP NAP PEACE PEACE YAWN YAWN DROWSY DROWSY Sleep Overview Overview What are the causes of false memory? Source memory Memory for gist, not detail Inferences at study and test What are implications of false memory? False advertising Eyewitness memory for events Eyewitness memory for people Overview Overview What are the causes of false memory? Source memory Memory for gist, not detail Inferences at study and test What are implications of false memory? False advertising Eyewitness memory for events Eyewitness memory for people Source memory Source memory BED BED REST REST AWAKE AWAKE TIRED TIRED DREAM DREAM WAKE WAKE SNOOZE SNOOZE BLANKET BLANKET sleep Need to distinguish info from these two sources false recall if source memory fails Source memory...
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2010 for the course PSYCH 85 211 taught by Professor Theissen during the Spring '10 term at Carnegie Mellon.

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