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Memory distortion : how minds, brains, and societies reconstruct the past

editor, Daniel L. Schacter ; contributing editors, Joseph T. Coyle ... [et al.].
  • Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, ©1995.
  • xi, 417 pages : illustrations; 24 cm.
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Contents
  • Preface / Gerald D. Fischbach and Joseph T. Coyle
  • Memory Distortion: History and Current Status / Daniel L. Schacter
  • 1. The Reality of Illusory Memories / Elizabeth F. Loftus, Julie Feldman and Richard Dashiell
  • 2. Constructive Memory and Memory Distortions: A Parallel-Distributed Processing Approach / James L. McClelland
  • 3. False Beliefs: Some Developmental and Clinical Considerations / Stephen J. Ceci
  • 4. Hypnosis and Suggestion / David Spiegel
  • 5. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder: Psychobiological Mechanisms of Traumatic Remembrance / John H. Krystal, Stephen M. Southwick and Dennis S. Charney
  • 6. Mood-congruent Memory Biases in Anxiety and Depression / Susan Mineka and Kathleen Nugent
  • 7. Biological Foundations of Accuracy and Inaccuracy in Memory / Larry R. Squire
  • 8. Confabulation / Morris Moscovitch
  • 9. Emotional Activation, Neuromodulatory Systems, and Memory / James L. McGaugh.
  • 10. Speculations on the Fidelity of Memories Stored in Synaptic Connections / Rodney A. Swain, Kim E. Armstrong, Thomas A. Comery, Aaron G. Humphreys, Theresa A. Jones, Jeff A. Kleim and William T. Greenough
  • 11. Steps Toward a Molecular Definition of Memory Consolidation / Ted Abel, Cristina Alberini, Mirella Ghirardi, Yan-You Huang, Peter Nguyen and Eric R. Kandel
  • 12. Some Patterns and Meanings of Memory Distortion in American History / Michael Kammen
  • 13. Dynamics of Distortion in Collective Memory / Michael Schudson
  • 14. Ancient Egyptian Antijudaism: A Case of Distorted Memory / Jan Assmann
  • 15. Notes on the Cerebral Topography of Memory and Memory Distortion: A Neurologist's Perspective / Marek-Marsel Mesulam
  • 16. Memory Distortion and Anamnesis: A View from the Human Sciences / Lawrence E. Sullivan.
Other information
  • Papers originally presented at the first conference sponsored by the Harvard Center for the Study of Mind, Brain, and Behavior in Cambridge, Mass., May 6-8, 1994.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN
  • 0674566750 (alk. paper)
Identifying numbers
  • LCCN: 95030479
  • OCLC: 32737932