During the 1990s, an intense controversy began regarding repressed and recovered memories of childhood sexual abuse. The controversy continued through the early years of the twenty-first century when startling new claims emerged. Compelling new accusations involving many clergy members. “Guided” Memories Questions were asked whether a hidden discovery of childContinue Reading

Our memory is both reconstruction and reproduction. We can’t always be sure whether a memory is real by how real it “feels.” Much of perceptual illusion may seem real. But unreal memories also feel like real memories. Most memories therefore have the potential to being incorrect or changed because ofContinue Reading