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?