Chapter 7. Is It Possible to Discriminate True from False Memories?

  1. Graham M. Davies DSc Professor of Psychology1 and
  2. Tim Dalgleish Research Scientist2
  1. Graham M. Davies DSc Professor of Psychology

Published Online: 28 JAN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0470013486.ch7

Recovered Memories: Seeking the Middle Ground

Recovered Memories: Seeking the Middle Ground

How to Cite

Davies, G. M. (2001) Is It Possible to Discriminate True from False Memories?, in Recovered Memories: Seeking the Middle Ground (eds G. M. Davies and T. Dalgleish), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470013486.ch7

Editor Information

  1. 1

    University of Leicester, UK

  2. 2

    MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, UK

Author Information

  1. University of Leicester, UK

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:

  • truth or falsity of recovered memories;
  • content-based credibility analysis;
  • reality monitoring

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Content-based Credibility Analysis

  • Reality Monitoring

  • Critique and Overview

  • Truth, Lies and Recovered Memories

  • Concluding Comments

  • References