confabulation


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(psychiatry) a plausible but imagined memory that fills in gaps in what is remembered

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In Section 3 we propose an expert system for the automatic segmentation and classification of Mediterranean landscape images, which we will refer to as the cogent confabulation based (CCB) expert system.
Such confabulation was what Jay and Billy had gently suggested.
This militates against truthful recall and favors confabulation.
Who would have thought it possible that the beloved Magic Kingdom would so soon after Walt Disney's passing turn into a Wicked Empire that hires a convicted child molester to direct a movie, recruits an open lesbian and an avowed homosexual to top executive positions, publishes openly pro-homosexual books directed toward youngsters, injects subliminal pornographic images into its animated movies, produces a children's animated epic with sub rosa homosexual characters, and sponsors an annual homosexual confabulation at Disney World that subjects unsuspecting families to the rowdy and raunchy activities of hordes of deviants?
She was discharged to inpatient rehabilitation therapy after 3 months, remaining wheelchair bound with severe Korsakoff's amnesia, confabulation and poor attention.
They include cognitive and memory problems such as confusion, impaired attention and concentration; difficulty in processing new information, confabulation, apathy, depression and irritability.
As a pathology, it is distinct from a belief based on false or incomplete information, confabulation, dogma, illusion, or other effects of perception.
All fathers (and mothers) of daughters (and sons) should treat themselves to this amazing confabulation of fun and freedom that is not just for kids.
Because the interviews are recorded, the exact words used by the interviewer and by the child can be closely scrutinized for evidence of suggestion, confabulation, or misinterpretation.
Psychological processes in which this happens include confabulation (when alcohol-addled brains invent histories to fill gaps) and false memory syndrome, in which an expert asking leading questions unintentionally prompts a person to create memories that become more detailed and solid over time.
uk Boasting a comedy brain that "leaps from stimulating arguments on to abstract confabulation with lumpy doses of openness, honesty and earnestness", comedian Sara Pascoe will be sharing her romantic history, existential theory and cultural insights during a show which is bound to be a popular draw.
Confabulation, delusion, and anosognia: Motivational factors and false claims.
The world's oldest international contemporary art exhibition, the Venice Biennale, is a sprawling, messy, exciting confabulation, but the sheer size of it--and the number of artists from all corners of the globe who participate--make it a bellwether for trends.
Both organisations under the MoU will jointly commence various ventures of human resource development through seminars, conferences and other avenues of confabulation.
Leaving aside literary considerations, conjecture and confabulation, NEW ZEALAND is--for logologists, at least--a self-solving conundrum: What English-language poem has its title at the bottom, consists of only two words made up of 7 different letters (2 vowels and 5 consonants), ad the first and last (16th) lines of which end in a "Z"?