- Erscheinungsdatum: 01.01.1988
- Verlag: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
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Our memories are our most reliable sources of information about ourselves, our friends and lovers, our jobs. Or are they? We know we may occasionally forget someones birthday, miss appointments, or lose track of details. But what about the times were sure we remember something, only to find out it didnt happen that way? Memory is a look at mans oldest nemesis. Psychologist Elizabeth Loftus tells us not only about the workings of the memory, but also why memory is a faulty faculty, an often unreliable source for the truth. She offers insightful analysis into the many dimensions of memory and discusses the ramifications of these findings in a variety of contexts and offers specific hints on fighting forgetting.
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