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How Are False Memories Formed?
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Key Facts In This Video
Memory is reconstructive, meaning that every time we "retrieve" a memory, we're likely to modify it a bit. 00:24
A single misleading word can affect your memory, causing you to recollect something that you didn't actually perceive. 02:22
Extremely emotional memories are often called flashbulb memories, and can have a positive or negative valence. 03:55