PSEUDOMEMORY

A false memory. A recollection of events that never actually happened. Pseudomemory differs from a memory that is simply inaccurate. Pseudo memories have been extracted using regression hypnosis, causing concern in the field of justice.

PSEUDOMEMORY: "Karen's memory of the robbery and shooting was, in fact a pseudo memory."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PSEUDOMEMORY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/pseudomemory/ (accessed April 2, 2020).
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