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The confabulating mind : how the brain creates reality

Author: Armin Schnider
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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Confabulation denotes the recitation of memories about events and experiences that never happened. Based on multiple case examples, The Confabulating Mind provides an in-depth review of the presentations, the causative diseases, and the mechanisms of this phenomenon and compares confabulation with normal false memories, as they occur in healthy adults and children. Memory-related confabulations are compared with  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Schnider, Armin.
Confabulating mind.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2018
(OCoLC)1014013687
Electronic version:
Schnider, Armin.
Confabulating Mind.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2017
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Armin Schnider
ISBN: 9780192506825 019250682X
OCLC Number: 1015686652
Notes: Previous edition: 2008.
Awards: Winner of Highly Commended in the Neurology category of the 2018 BMA Medical Book Awards.
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 304 pages) : illustrations
Contents: 1: The reality of Mrs B2: The history of confabulation3: Types of confabulation4: Aetiologies and anatomy of confabulation5: Disorders associated with confabulation6: Normal false memory7: Mechanisms of confabulation8: Orbitofrontal reality filtering9: Perspectives
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This new edition gives an up-to-date account of the causes, anatomical basis, and mechanisms of confabulations. It traces the history of the phenomenon of false memories, considers a range of  Read more...

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This is a fascinating book, systematic in its approach. For those disinclined to battle through the detail, the conclusions to each chapter are excellent. * AJ Larner, Cognitive Function Clinic, Read more...

 
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