We rely on our memories to orient ourselves in time and space. But what if your memories are unreliable? Or worse, what if it is possible for someone else to implant false memories in your mind?
(The first episode in a two-part false memory suite)
SHOW SOURCES & SUPPLEMENTALS
- The Formation of False Memory, aka "Lost in a Shopping Mall," E. F. Loftus & J. E. Pickerell, 1995
- Reconstruction of Automobile Destruction: An Example of the Interaction Between Language and Memory, E. F. Loftus & J. C. Palmer, 1974
- Repeatedly Thinking About a Non-Event, aka "the Mousetrap Study," S. J. Ceci, M. L. C. Huffman & E. Smith, 1994