Does the person fumble, confabulate , get defensive and angry, etc.
People who confabulate experience their false memories as true.
Broken cultures therapeutically confabulate , mythologise former ways of life, and fight off meaninglessness by shoring up crumbling identities.
Neuropsychological evidence points towards our tendency to confabulate stories that we believe to be true in order to fit together disparate pieces of information.
Nor were they confabulatory like this patient with viral encephalitis, whose short term memory lasted several minutes.
Individual differences in hypnotic ability were associated with erroneous and confabulatory recall in the hypnosis and CI conditions but not in the MRR condition.
He confided to me in a loud confabulatory whisper.
The story that she couldn't remember appears to be a complete Pentagon confabulation in order to cover up the phoniness of the whole operation.
After long confabulations , the tribal elders told him that only the old people would act in his movie.
A responsible therapist has a duty to help a patient sort out delusion from reality, dreams and confabulations from truth, and real abuse from imagined abuse.