ERIC Number: EJ526414
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Mere Memory Testing Creates False Memories in Children.
Brainerd, C. J.; Reyna, V. F.
Developmental Psychology, v32 n3 p467-78 May 1996
Two studies with 80 5- and 8-year olds found that initial recognition tests elevated children's false-memory responses on delayed tests, and that false-memory creation exceeded true-memory inoculation in 5- and 8-year olds, producing net loss of accuracy over time. (MDM)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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