Examples Of False Memory

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False memory refers to cases in which people remember events differently from the way they happened or, in the most dramatic case, remember events that never happened at all. False memories can be very vivid and held with high confidence, and it can be difficult to convince someone that the memory in question is wrong. From my point of view, one of the lessons that I have learnt from the various examples of false memory cases is that implanting false memories may lead to a tragic legacy that such accusations can leave behind. As example, from the Gary Ramona case, he was being accused for repeatedly raped his own daughter, Holly for over a lengthy period but in fact, it is actually Holly’s psychotherapist, Marche Isabella whom implanted…show more content…
False memories can trick third party observers like juries and lawyers in addition to tricking the rememberer, and they can be very difficult to correct once a person becomes confident about an erroneous memory (often from repeatedly remembering the event a certain way).

1.0 THE CONSTRUCTIVE NATURE OF MEMORY
1.1 DEFINITION
The constructive nature of memory holds that we use a variety of information such as perceptions, beliefs and attitude to fill in gaps, and that the accuracy of our memory may be altered.
1.2 DISCUSSION
In this part, we will conclude what is constructive nature of memory and some of the examples of how it works.
I. What is the Constructive Nature of Memory
Memory is never a literal recount of past experiences. Rather, it is dependent on the constructive processes present at the time of encoding that are subject to potential errors and distortions. Essentially, the constructive memory process functions by encoding the patterns of physical characteristics that are perceived by the individual, as well as the interpretive conceptual and semantic functions that act in response to the incoming

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