What are False Memories in Psychology? Everything You Need to Know
How often have you been in situations where you are arguing with someone over what happened? Often you narrate your version of events and believe in it entirely, but the other person says that some parts of it occurred differently. It is pretty standard. You rely on your memories to recollect and narrate events of your life. But what if these events were either partly or entirely false? This could be due to memory fallibility, known as false memory. Here's everything you need to know if you’ve come across this term before but don’t entirely know what it is. Let’s jump in.