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The confabulating mind : how the brain creates reality

Author: Armin Schnider
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Confabulations are memories of events and experiences that have never actually happened. Such false memories have fascinated scientists for over a century, and in recent years been the subject of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Armin Schnider
ISBN: 9780199206759 0199206759
OCLC Number: 800008560
Description: xi, 332 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. The reality of Mrs B ; 2. The history of confabulation ; 3. Types of confabulation ; 4. Aetiologies and anatomy of confabulation ; 5. Disorders associated or related with confabulation ; 6. Normal false memories ; 7. Mechanisms of confabulation ; 8. From behaviourally spontaneous confabulation to memory's reality ; 9. Reward system and reality check - a hypothesis
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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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