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Lost in the Mall

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Elizabeth Loftus asked teenagers and children to remember a time when they were lost in a mall. Though the events in their stories never actually occurred, the subjects recalled memories as a result of being questioned.

What was the cause of these false recollections?

A

Retroactive interference.

B

Proactive interference.

C

Misattribution effect.

D

Episodic memories.

E

State-dependent​ memories.