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Abelard - The Myth of Repressed Memory
An article which examines the proposal that humans are highly suggestible and memory is very unreliable. Site offers contact information and links to related topics.
Boards2Go: Recovered Memory Messageboards
An open discussion board predominantly anti-recovered memories therapy.
Courage to Sue: A Parody of Psychotherapy
A sardonic statement applying the principles found in Courage To Heal to the therapist rather than the patient.
Male Survivors of Childhood Sex Abuse
First-person account of recovered memories from Scott Barak Abraham.
Memory and Reality
The official website of the False Memory Syndrome Foundation. Memory studies, retractor stories, legal information, newsletters, information on hypnosis, and a scientific focus are presented.
Pseudoscience, Cross-examination, and Scientific Evidence in the Recovered Memory Controversy
A white paper from the American Psychological Association journal "Psychology, Public Policy, and Law", examining the concept of recovered memories from a research perspective.
Recovered Memories of Sexual Abuse
Presents scientific research and scholarly resources addressing amnesia and delayed recall for memories of childhood sexual abuse.
The Recovered Memory Project
An Internet-based research project which is gathering corroborated cases of recovered memories.
Recovered Memory Therapy
Description of repressed memories and recovered memory therapy from the point of view that it represents a therapy hoax.
Trauma & Cognitive Science Meeting
Tapes available of scientific meeting covering the way in which trauma interacts with information processing. A particular focus will be on how traumatic information is encoded, stored, and later retrieved from memory.
Treating Patients With Memories of Abuse : Legal Risk Management
Written by Samuel J. Knapp and Leon VandeCreek, this book covers the treatment of adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse--particularly patients who recover memories while in treatment. Order page.
Science Daily | "I Tawt I Taw" A Bunny Wabbit At Disneyland: New Evidence Shows False Memories Can Be Created
Article describing an experiment where about one-third of the people who were exposed to a fake print advertisement that described a visit to Disneyland and how they met and shook hands with Bugs Bunny later said they remembered or knew the event happened to them. (June 12, 2001)
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