MEMORY DISTORTION

is the inaccurate and usually wrong recall of incorrect facts in relation with a specific stimulus.

MEMORY DISTORTION: "When recalling memories, memory distortion can change the details."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "MEMORY DISTORTION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/memory-distortion/ (accessed June 19, 2021).
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