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ConfabulationViews from Neuroscience, Psychiatry, Psychology and Philosophy$
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William Hirstein

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780199208913

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: February 2010

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208913.001.0001

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Introduction: What is confabulation?

Introduction: What is confabulation?

(p.1) Introduction: What is confabulation?

William Hirstein (Contributor Webpage)

Oxford University Press

This introductory chapter begins with a brief description of the purpose of this book, which is to delineate the basic parameters of confabulation. It then discusses the problem of defining ‘confabulation’ and the types of confabulations.

Keywords:   confabulatory behaviour, confabulators, false claims, types of confabulations

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