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Running Head: FALSE MEMORY
False Memory: The impact of age and suggestibility on children
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This study examined the effects of planting false memories in children, ages 3 to 8 years of age. Twenty children were divided into two groups, according to age. Group one consisted of ten children, ages 3 to 5, and group two consisted of ten children, ages 6 to 8. The experimenter came to the children’s elementary or
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reluctant to believe that the event actually happened to them.
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Pezdek, K. & Hodge, D. (1999) Planting false childhood memories in children: The role of event plausibility. Child Development, 70, 887-895.
McBrien, C. & Dagenbach, D. (1998) The contributions of source misattributions, acquiesce, and response bias to children’s false memories. American Journal of Psychology, 111, 509-528.
Brainerd, C.J. & Mojardin, A.H. (1998) Children’s and adults’ spontaneous false memories: Long-term persistence and mere-testing effects. Child Development, 69, 1361-1377.