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IN CONTEXT

APPROACH

Memory

BEFORE

1896 Sigmund Freud proposes the notion of repressed memory.

1932 Frederic Bartlett claims that memory is subject to elaboration, omission, and distortion in Remembering.

1947 Gordon Allport and Leo Postman conduct experiments that demonstrate various types of nondeliberate misreporting.

AFTER

1988 The self-help book for sexual abuse survivors, The Courage to Heal, by Ellen Bass and Laura Davis, is influential in popularizing recovered memory therapy in the 1990s.

2001 In The Seven Sins of Memory, Daniel Schacter describes the seven different ways in which our memories can malfunction.

Toward the end of the 19th century, ...

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