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Memory and Knowledge

  • By: Christoph Hoerl
  • In: Encyclopedia of the Mind
  • Edited by: Harold Pashler
  • Subject:Linguistics (general), Cognitive Psychology (general)

One important strand of psychological research on memory has been concerned with uncovering ways in which human memory can be unreliable, misleading, or even involve complete fabrication. In apparent contrast to this line of research, philosophical discussions of memory typically ...