Memory Distortions and Forgetting

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Forgetting refers to the failure to remember specific facts or events that took place in the past. In contrast, memory distortion includes many ways in which what a person does remember can deviate from what actually happened.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of Cognitive Science
EditorsLynn Nadel
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherNature Publishing Group
Number of pages6
StatePublished - 2003


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