Book Reviews

The Science of False Memory

The Science of False Memory – Book Review

By: C.J. Brainerd and V.F.Reyna. Publisher: Oxford University Press USA. Date: 2005. A decade or so of intensive research on false memory has revealed much that is not well understood outside the circles of scientists who specialize in such research. However, this research has produced findings that have major implications…









Abused by Therapy

Abused by Therapy Review

Abused by Therapy: How Searching for Childhood Trauma Can Damage Adult Lives Abused by Therapy debunks an enduring myth dating back to Freud, that certain conditions are nearly always caused by childhood trauma.


Making Monsters' Book Cover

Making Monsters Book Review

Recovered memories can be false. Badly directed therapy can do more harm than good. In a groundbreaking work that offers a definitive account of one of the most pressing social and psychological issues of our time, Pulitzer Prize winner Richard Ofshe, and writer, Ethan Watters, examine false memories, psychotherapy and…