From The Art and Popular Culture Encyclopedia
In psychology, confabulation is a memory error defined as the production of fabricated, distorted, or misinterpreted memories about oneself or the world. People who confabulate present incorrect memories ranging from "subtle alterations to bizarre fabrications", and are generally very confident about their recollections, despite contradictory evidence.
- Confabulation (neural networks)
- False memory
- Hindsight bias
- Misinformation effect