SOURCE CONFUSION

Source confusion is an attribute seen in different people's accounts of the same event after hearing people speak about the situation. You can also have a look on unconscious transfer.

SOURCE CONFUSION: "An example of source confusion is a witness who heard a police officer say he had a gun who then says they saw the gun."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "SOURCE CONFUSION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/source-confusion/ (accessed July 22, 2017).
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