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Memory Bias

Our minds are not video cameras that objectively record and play back all events we see and hear. One reason eyewitness information is often unreliable is that one or more memory processes can be affected. What are those three processes, and what factors can bias them?

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The three processes of memory are encoding, storing or storage, and retrieval. One of the major factors that could bias these processes is the lack of the cognitive ability of an ...

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This solution describes how memory processes can be affected.