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Turning Tides: Countermovement Organizing, “False Memory Syndrome,” and the Struggle over Scientific Knowledge

Nancy Whittier

in The Politics of Child Sexual Abuse: Emotions, Social Movements, and the State

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195325102
eISBN:
9780199869350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325102.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter looks at countermovement organizing, focusing on the False Memory Syndrome Foundation (FMSF). It highlights the struggles over the social construction of knowledge that came with the ... More


Origins and Development of Recollection: Perspectives from Psychology and Neuroscience

Simona Ghetti and Patricia J. Bauer (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195340792
eISBN:
9780199932078
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340792.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

The ability to remember unique, personal events is at the core of what we consider to be “memory.” How does the vivid experience of reinstatement of our past emerge? What is the contribution of this ... More


Introduction: The Memory Crisis

Jens Brockmeier

in Beyond the Archive: Memory, Narrative, and the Autobiographical Process

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780199861569
eISBN:
9780190264666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199861569.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter makes the case that the Western notion of memory is in the midst of dissolving. More specifically, what is dissolving is the assumption that there is a particular capacity, in fact, an ... More


History and Technoscience: From Senility to Alzheimer’s

Renée L. Beard

in Living with Alzheimer's: Managing Memory Loss, Identity, and Illness

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479800117
eISBN:
9781479855377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479800117.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter challenges readers to interrogate our understanding of Alzheimer’s, how definitions have changed over time, whether or not efficacious treatments actually exist, and the impact of ... More


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