Memory : fragments of a modern history /

"Picture your twelfth birthday. Did you have a party? If so, do you remember who was there? Now step back: how clear are those memories? Should we trust them to be accurate, or is there a chance that you're remembering incorrectly? And where have the many details you can no longer recall gone? Are t...

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Main Author: Winter, Alison, 1965-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2012
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Table of Contents:
  • On the witness stand
  • The
  • making of truth serum
  • Memories of war
  • Wilder Penfield and the recording of personal experience
  • The
  • three lives of Bridey Murphy
  • Securing memory in the Cold War
  • Flashbulb memories
  • The
  • law of memory
  • Frederic Bartlett and the social psychology of remembering
  • Making false memory
  • Reliving and revising the past.