Fake and forged memories
Have you ever flown in a hot air balloon? No. And yet, by means of some smart subterfuges or stratagems, a skilled experimenter might succeed in convincing you that the opposite is true. In the kingdom of false memories, it seems that emotion is the queen, as it has been recently shown in a study by ULg psychologists published in the American Psychological Association’s journal, Emotion.
(1) Souvenirs récupérés, souvenirs oubliés et false memories, edited by Serge Brédart and Martial Van der Linden, Solal publishers, 2004.