Can traumatic memories be repressed, then recovered?

Memory Debate

Can traumatic memories be repressed, then recovered?

Step 1: Read the subsection entitled “Motivated Forgetting” from Chapter 6.

Step 2: Next, review the following scenario based on the case of Eileen Franklin-Lipsker

Step 3: Read the section entitled “Imperfect Memories” from Chapter 6. Step 4: Next, review the following article by Elizabeth Loftus: Creating False Memories.

Step 5: After pondering motivated forgetting, the misinformation effect, and forming false memories, post your position, in at least two paragraphs, on the following:

Do you believe that memories that have been repressed and then recovered should be allowed in court to prosecute the alleged abuser?

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