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Dr. Susan Clancy | Abducted: How People Come to Believe They Were Kidnapped by Aliens

Kevin Felstead | The Carol Felstead Scandal: a true story of false memory

Dr. Elizabeth Loftus | How Reliable is Your Memory?

Dr. Elizabeth Loftus | The Memory Factory

Dr. Richard McNally | Mindscape: on Trauma and Memory

Dr. Richard McNally | Remembering Trauma

Mark Pendergrast | Memory Warp: How The Myth Of Repressed Memory Arose And Refuses To Die

Dr. Daniel Schacter | The Seven Sins of Memory

Dr. Julia Shaw | Embrace Your Imperfect Memory

Dr. Michael Yapko | Memory, Suggestion and Abuse

NOVA | The Memory Hackers



Dr. Susan Clancy | Abducted: How People Come to Believe They Were Kidnapped by Aliens

Dr. Susan Clancy | The Trauma Myth: The Truth About the Sexual Abuse of Children--and Its Aftermath

Eleanor Goldstein & Kevin Farmer |  True Stories of False Memories

Dr. Elizabeth Loftus | The Myth of Repressed Memory: False Memories and Allegations of Sexual Abuse

Meredith Maran | My Lie: A True Story of False Memory

Dr. Paul McHugh | Try to remember: psychiatry’s clash over meaning, memory, and mind

Dr. Richard McNally |  Remembering Trauma

Dr. Richard Ofshe | Making Monsters: False Memories, Psychotherapy, and Sexual Hysteria

Mark Pendergrast | Memory Warp: How the Myth of Repressed Memory Arose and Refuses to Die

Mark Pendergrast |  Victims of Memory: Sex Abuse Accusations and Shattered Lives

Dr. Daniel Schacter | Searching for Memory; The Brain, the Mind, and the Past

Dr. Paul Simpson | Second Thoughts: Understanding the False Memory Crisis and How It Could Affect You

Alix Spiegel | An Epidemic Created by Doctors

Dr. Michael Yapko | Suggestions of Abuse: True and False Memories of Childhood Sexual Trauma


Articles Available Online

Jane Doe | How Could This Happen? Coping with A False Accusation of Incest and Rape

Goodman, Qin, Bottoms & Shaver | Characteristics and Sources of Allegations of Ritualistic Child Abuse (Washington, D.C.: National Clearinghouse on Child Abuse and Neglect Information, 1994)

Dr. David J Ley | Forget Me Not: The Persistent Myth of Repressed Memories

Kenneth Lanning | Investigators Guide to Allegations of "Ritual" Child Abuse (1992)

Dr. Richard Noll | Speak, Memory