False Memory

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By now, we should all know what false memory is but for those who don’t, false memory is when someone remembers something that may not have happened. People may confuse memories together or mix up certain events and times. In this article, we see someone being victimized by false memory. A man names Brian Williams, who was the “NBC Nightly News”anchor, “was flying behind a helicopter that had been hit by a rocket-propelled grenade. But over time the story changed, to the point that Mr. Williams recounted that he was the one riding in the helicopter that cameunder fire.” He was then branded a liar for changing his role in what happened that day. Studies have shown that this may be a prime example of false memory. Hope you guys enjoy the article !