Anchoring effects in the development of false childhood memories
Wade, KA, Garry, M, Nash, RA and Harper, DN (2010) Anchoring effects in the development of false childhood memories PSYCHON B REV, 17 (1). pp. 66-72.
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When people receive descriptions or doctored photos of events that never happened, they often come to remember those events. But if people receive both a description and a doctored photo, does the order in which they receive the information matter? We asked people to consider a description and a doctored photograph of a childhood hot air balloon ride, and we varied which medium they saw first. People who saw a description first reported more false images and memories than did people who saw a photo first, a result that fits with an anchoring account of false childhood memories.
|Divisions :||Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences > School of Psychology|
|Date :||February 2010|
|Identification Number :||10.3758/PBR.17.1.66|
|Uncontrolled Keywords :||AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL MEMORIES, PHOTOGRAPHS, EVENTS, PLAUSIBILITY, PICTURE, WORTH|
|Depositing User :||Symplectic Elements|
|Date Deposited :||09 Sep 2011 10:52|
|Last Modified :||23 Sep 2013 18:43|
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