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Memory Distortions

Please help with a literature review to find at least one peer-reviewed article not older than 10 years old, concerning a research study for Memory distortions. Can you please help to summarize the article.and include a brief description of research study and design.

Examine the nature of memory distortion in relation to the article. Below are some Peer reviewed articles I found choose 1 article to use. If you have a better article in mind let me know

Atkins, A. S., & Reuter-Lorenz, P. A. (2008, January). False working memories? Semantic distortion in a mere 4 seconds. Memory & Cognition, 36(1), 74.

Gordon, R., Franklin, N., & Beck, J. (2005, April). Wishful thinking and source monitoring. Memory & Cognition, 33(3), 418.

Kensinger, E. A., & Schacter, D. L. (2006, March). Reality monitoring and memory distortion: Effects of negative, arousing content. Memory & Cognition, 34(2), 251.

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Schmidt, K. , Patnaik, P. , & Kensinger, E. A. (2011, February 25).Emotion's influence on memory for spatial and temporal context. Cognition and Emotion (Vol. 25, 229-243)[Electronic version]. Maryland: (NTIS No. NIHMS194251) Retrieved from doi: 10.1080/02699931.2010.483123

Article Review

Most individuals report recalling emotional events accurately and with much spatial and contextual detail. Whether these report some accurate correlation between emotional content and enhanced memory accuracy is valid or the result of a self-serving bias is a matter for debate and research. What are the relationships between an items valance (positive - attractive or negative - aversive emotional content) and our ability to accurately or inaccurately recall an event, situation or object? How does the degree of arousal (attentiveness and focus to the event, situation or object reported on a scale between high arousal or low arousal) affect our ability to remember ...

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The solution discusses memory distortions.