is the term used by the many fields of neuroscience
for the brain's failure to correctly determine whether a specific memory comes from short term
or long term memory
and which other memories might be associated with it.
This sort of error has been linked to Schizophrenia and other milder cases of delusion
- Clinical and Neurocognitive Aspects of Source Monitoring Errors in Schizophrenia Sophia Vinogradov, M.D., Jason Willis-Shore, B.A., John H. Poole, Ph.D., Emily Marten, B.A., Beth A. Ober, Ph.D. and Gregory K. Shenaut, Ph.D., 1997
- Belief in Reincarnation Tied to Memory Errors
- Moving Your Eyes Improves Memory, Study Suggests