The false memories section of the chapter was the most interesting, yet most alarming part for me. The thought of someone having the ability to alter my memories and/or create new ones, while convincing me that the memory actually is real. Suggestibility is what really bothered me, especially with the case we read for Discussion Section this week. A man was hanged for a confessing a memory he did not have. It truly angered me. The flashbulb memories was something that really resonated as well. As soon as the question about the terrorist attacks on 9/11 was posed, I immediately recalled what I was doing when I learned of the attacks. Yet, after reading what the psychologists said, it made me second guess my memory, even though I am sure that I remember it accurately. However, that is exactly what the subjects studied thought as well. Basically, this chapter made me second guess everything I remember, which is kind of a terrifying feeling. No matter the amount of "Most of the time our memories work well"s that were present within the chapter, I am now probably going to mistrust most things related to recollection and memory.
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