Chapter 30. False Memories

  1. Francis T. Durso3,
  2. Raymond S. Nickerson Associate Editor4,
  3. Susan T. Dumais Associate Editor5,
  4. Stephan Lewandowsky Associate Editor6 and
  5. Timothy J. Perfect Associate Editor7
  1. Giuliana Mazzoni1 and
  2. Alan Scoboria2

Published Online: 13 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470713181.ch30

Handbook of Applied Cognition, Second Edition

Handbook of Applied Cognition, Second Edition

How to Cite

Mazzoni, G. and Scoboria, A. (2007) False Memories, in Handbook of Applied Cognition, Second Edition (eds F. T. Durso, R. S. Nickerson, S. T. Dumais, S. Lewandowsky and T. J. Perfect), John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470713181.ch30

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Texas Tech University, USA

  2. 4

    Tufts University, USA

  3. 5

    Microsoft Corporation, USA

  4. 6

    University of Western Australia, Australia

  5. 7

    University of Plymouth, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Plymouth, UK

  2. 2

    University of Windsor, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470015346

Online ISBN: 9780470713181

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Keywords:

  • false memories;
  • medical examination;
  • psychological literature;
  • original memory;
  • street signs

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Modifying Memories for Experienced Events

  • False Memories for Completely New Events

  • Future Directions for False Memory Research

  • Conclusion

  • References