Sources of bias and inaccuracy

Psychology
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      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.

Mar 2nd, 2015

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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