Lecture10-M25,M26

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Unformatted text preview: . 2.people&try&not&to think&about&painful memories.&If&they&fail to&rehearse&those memories,&the memories&can&fade. ForgeQng: Summary Forgefng&can occur&at&any memory&stage. As&we&process informa/on,&we filter,&alter,&or&lose much&of&it. Why'is'our'memory'full'of'errors? Memory&not&only&gets&forgoXen, but&it&gets&constructed'(imagined, selected,&changed,&and&rebuilt). Memories&are&altered&every&/me we&“recall”&(actually,&reconstruct) them.&Then&they&are&altered&again when&we&reconsolidate&the memory&(using&working&memory to&send&them&into&long&term storage). Later&informa/on&alters&earlier memories. No&maXer&how&accurate&and videoElike&our&memory&seems,&it&is full&of&altera/ons. The'Misinforma7on'Effect: Incorpora8ng&misleading&informa8on into&one’s&memory&of&an&event. In&1974,&...
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