Professor Dawn McBride explains that false memories occur because all memories are reconstructions and sometimes details aren't reassembled correctly. She cites the case of Jennifer Thompson, who incorrectly identified Ronald Cotton as her rapist. McBride also demonstrates the DRM procedure, which researchers use to create false memories.
Creating False Memories Using the DRM Method
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