Discuss the possible sources of bias and inaccuracy whenever a person looks back on their past history. Be sure to discuss factors related to memory and factors related to cognition.
1) Inaccuracy relating to memory itself: imperfect memory retention or memory loss as the events fade and are replaced by newer ones
2) errors due to cognition: defensive mechanisms to cover up mistakes/ blunder or exaggerate success.Motivational factors to take all the credit and ignore others' contribution.
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