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Author Bornstein, Brian H., author.

Title Popular myths about memory : media representations versus scientific evidence / Brian H. Bornstein.

Publication Info. Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, [2017]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Highland CC Stacks - HCCY-13  BF371 .B636 2017    AVAILABLE
Description xxx, 303 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-294) and index.
Contents Introduction: memory, metamemory, media, and myth -- Memory myths: a review and new data -- Memory accuracy and permanence -- An unholy tetrad : repression, recovered memory, false memory, and hypnosis -- Memory and the brain : implants and erasure -- Retrograde amnesia -- Anterograde amnesia -- Memory, aging, Alzheimer's disease, and dementia -- Memory and the legal system : eyewitnesses -- Memory and the legal system : false confessions -- Superior memory -- Conclusion -- Appendix: Movies about memory.
Summary This book confronts popular myths about memory with scientific evidence on memory permanence, recovered memory and repression, amnesia, eyewitness memory, superior memory, and other topics. The book also discusses the consequences of these myths and possible strategies for debunking them.
Subject Memory.
Memory. (DNLM)D008568
Memory. (OCoLC)fst01015913
Alzheimerkrankheit. (DE-588)4112510-1
Amnesie. (DE-588)4142230-2
Demenz. (DE-588)4011404-1
Erinnerung. (DE-588)4015272-8
Gedächtnis. (DE-588)4019614-8
Massenmedien. (DE-588)4037877-9
Rechtsprechung. (DE-588)4115710-2
Other Form: Online version: Bornstein, Brian H. Popular myths about memory. Lanham : Lexington Books, [2017] 9780739192191
ISBN 1498560806

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