Risk Of Offensive/Incorrect Content: Remembering what never occurred? Children’s false memories for repeated experiences

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"Memory, my dear Cecily, is the diary that we all carry about with us.” "Yes, but it usually chronicles the things that have never happened, and couldn't possibly have happened.” ? Miss Prism and Cecily conversing about Cecily's diary in Oscar Wilde's play, "The Importance of Being Earnest”, from 1895. In 2016 a thirteen-year-old girl identified as Autumn approached the police in Keighley, England, with a sexual abuse account. She reported that she had been sexually abused by 12 different men for over 13 months between 2011 and 2012, when she was only 8-9 years old. Despite details she...