is an effect observed in some psychological experiments where the participant mistakenly recalls misleading information that an experimenter has provided in the study.

MISINFORMATION EFFECT: "During memory recall experiments, the misinformation effect is normally prevalent whereby a participant will remember misleading information that the experimenter provided instead of information which was supposed to be remembered."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "MISINFORMATION EFFECT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/misinformation-effect/ (accessed July 10, 2020).