I believe that the concept I will remember the most from psychology in five years will be false memories. The reason I think that I will remember this concept the most is because as soon as I read about false memories and how initial recollection can differ from later recollections I thought of moments in my life where I remember something different from somebody else and how this can be applied to me. It made me question a lot of memories specifically flashbulb memories that have occurred in my life. The book used the example of a students account of first hearing about the Challenger explosion, and I related it to how I remember the attacks on September 11th. I have a vivid memory of where I was when I first heard about the attacks and the reaction of the people I was with. After learning about false memories it made me question as to whether this is actually how it occurred or if I pieced together that story in my mind and convinced myself it was what truly happened. I now question many memories of my childhood as to whether they are false memories I have formed over time or if they actually took place. I know in the future I will take much more credibility into other people's version of events that I remember differently. Even though I may be convinced I remember what happened, I now am aware that I could be wrong because of the formation of false memories over time.
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