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6 -- Part 12: Sensation and Perception
The hour before sleep is a good time to memorize information because you can sleep after learning something.
Freud proposed that memories that are unpleasant are blocked from consciousness.
Our tendency to fill in memory gaps with reasonable guesses and assumptions is one of the reasons false memories form.
This tendency is an example of proactive interference.
The story of how she "stole the show" at her aunt's wedding reception is one that her family loves to tell.
She can remember the event clearly even though she was young.
We can't remember how we know a person at a social gathering, but we can recognize a face.
This is an example.
"I've been here before" is a feeling that you are experiencing.
Children can be reliable witnesses if they are given information about what happened.
The memories of events before age 4 are unreliable.
We tend to suppress upsetting memories.
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