Chapter 7. The Construction of False Events in Memory

  1. Helen L. Westcott2,
  2. Graham M. Davies3 and
  3. Ray H. C. Bull4
  1. Kathy Pezdek and
  2. Tiffany Hinz

Published Online: 27 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470713679.ch7

Children's Testimony: A Handbook of Psychological Research and Forensic Practice

Children's Testimony: A Handbook of Psychological Research and Forensic Practice

How to Cite

Pezdek, K. and Hinz, T. (2008) The Construction of False Events in Memory, in Children's Testimony: A Handbook of Psychological Research and Forensic Practice (eds H. L. Westcott, G. M. Davies and R. H. C. Bull), John Wiley & Sons Ltd, West Sussex, England. doi: 10.1002/9780470713679.ch7

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Faculty of Social Sciences, The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK

  2. 3

    Department of Psychology, University of Leicester, UK

  3. 4

    Department of Psychology, University of Portsmouth, UK

Author Information

  1. Department of Psychology, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, California, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471491729

Online ISBN: 9780470713679

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Keywords:

  • memory;
  • sexual-abuse perpetrators;
  • false memory syndrome foundation;
  • childhood;
  • participants

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Loftus and Pickrell (1995)

  • Pezdek, Finger, and Hodge (1997) and Pezdek and Hodge (1999)

  • Hyman, Husband, and Billings (1995)

  • Ceci, Huffman, Smith, and Loftus (1996); Ceci, Loftus, Leichtman, and Bruck (1994); and Huffman, Crossman, and Ceci (1997)

  • Carry, Manning, Loftus, and Sherman (1996)

  • Mazzoni, Loftus, Seitz, and Lynn (1999)

  • Conclusions

  • References