False memory production: effects of self-consistent false information and motivated cognition

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Brown, Martha;
  • Publisher: Virginia Tech
  • Subject: self-consistency | self-verification | self-schema | memory | motivated cognition | false memory | LD5655.V856 1996.B772

Remembrance of one's personal past and the development of false memories have recently received intense public scrutiny. Based upon self-schema (Markus, 1977) and selfverification (Swann, 1987) theories, two studies were conducted to investigate the hypothesis that a se... View more
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