Chapter 6. Discovering Fact and Fiction: Case-Based Analyses of Authentic and Fabricated Discovered Memories of Abuse

  1. Graham M. Davies DSc Professor of Psychology3 and
  2. Tim Dalgleish Research Scientist4
  1. Katharine K. Shobe PhD Research Psychologist1 and
  2. Jonathan W. Schooler Associate Professor of Psychology Research Scientist2

Published Online: 28 JAN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0470013486.ch6

Recovered Memories: Seeking the Middle Ground

Recovered Memories: Seeking the Middle Ground

How to Cite

Shobe, K. K. and Schooler, J. W. (2001) Discovering Fact and Fiction: Case-Based Analyses of Authentic and Fabricated Discovered Memories of Abuse, in Recovered Memories: Seeking the Middle Ground (eds G. M. Davies and T. Dalgleish), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470013486.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 3

    University of Leicester, UK

  2. 4

    MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Naval Submarine Medical Research Laboratory, Groton, USA

  2. 2

    University of Pittsburgh, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2005
  2. Published Print: 29 OCT 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471491316

Online ISBN: 9780470013489

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Keywords:

  • encoding, retention interval, retrieval;
  • post-retrieval assumptions;
  • authentic memories

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Assumptions Underlying Recovered Memories of Abuse

  • Discovered Authentic Memories

  • Analysis of the Case-based Evidence for Discovered Memories

  • Possible Mechanisms That Could Lead to Discovered Authentic Memories of Abuse

  • Discovered Fabricated Memories

  • Analysis of the Case-based Evidence for Fabricated Memories

  • Possible Mechanisms That Could Lead to Discovered Fabricated Memories of Abuse Cases

  • Conclusions

  • Cases

  • References