Is the Immediate Playback of Events Changing Children’s Memories?

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Elizabeth Loftus, distinguished professor of psychological science, is quoted in this article by The New York Times about the effects on memories by playing back events. Loftus says:

“Experiencing gives you a ‘first’ person perspective. You see others while you act. Watching gives you a ‘third’ person perspective. You learn something about how others see you. I’d say this would ‘add’ to the memory … which in a sense is a kind of reshaping.”

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