False memories is a psychological phenomenon in which a person recall a memory that didnt actually occur. False memory often consider in legal case. It is a mental experience that is mistakenly taken to be verdical representation of an event from ones personal past. The false memory may often considered in legal issue also. The false memory is related with following complementary sub topics:
i)False memory syndrome: It is a condition in which persons identification and relation are affected by strong belief but its a traumatic experience.
ii)Source monitoring error: Its an effect in which memories are incorrectly attributed to different experience than the one that cause them.
iii)Misinformation effect: False memory is caused by exposure to misleading info presented between the encoding of information & subsequent recall.
iv)Confabulation:The production of fabricated, disorder or misinterpreted memories without the conscious intention to deceive.
v)Repressed memories:Its an idea that traumatic memories can be repressed and also potentially brought back through therapy.