confabulation


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This brings up a confabulation regarding the certain fair young person; when Noddy he gives it as his opinion that she is a deary creetur.
The schoolroom piano broke into all gruesome fancies; and when that failed there were confabulations in corners, with a sequel of one of them going out in the highest spirits in order to "come in" as something new.
She remembered the simple delight expressed on the round, good-humored face of Anna Pavlovna at their meetings; she remembered their secret confabulations about the invalid, their plots to draw him away from the work which was forbidden him, and to get him out-of-doors; the devotion of the youngest boy, who used to call her "my Kitty," and would not go to bed without her.
The vision had roused a host of other associations, and he sat looking with new eyes at the library which, for over thirty years, had been the scene of his solitary musings and of all the family confabulations.
One example is the oral storytelling nights hosted by American and Canadian groups like The Moth and Confabulation, in which anyone (no need to be a professional) can get up in front of an audience and tell their own personal story--sans notes, sans costumes, sans props.
In the case of Notre-Dame this was performed by Viollet-leDuc, whose replacement spire, we are often reminded, is a confabulation of what gothic architecture genuinely was.
There is a little of filling-in-the-blanks in almost every memory and, in extreme cases, it is called confabulation.
Thirty-three days after his surgery, he was referred to the Neurology Department because of his memory impairment, confusion, and confabulation. In his neurological examination, he was somnolent, uncooperated and disoriented.
(29) People with IDD have been demonstrated to be prone to suggestibility, confabulation, acquiescence and compliance, leaving them vulnerable to making false confessions.
When the Chinese performance troupe came to Pyongyang, the state newspaper reported the state leader's sister visited the head of the delegation, Song, at the delegation's hotel for a confabulation. The meeting took place without her brother.
That is not to say that introspection is unproblematic; rather, issues around forgetting, confabulation, drifting of attention, failures of reality monitoring, ineffability of experiences, social desirability and censorship, are considered along with interventions that may lessen their effects.
Confabulation behavior and false memories in Korsakoff's syndrome: role of source memory and executive functioning.