How Reliable Are Our Memories? Memory Creation And Retrieval In Relation To Martha Beck’s ‘Leaving The Saints’

Martha Beck’s memoir, Leaving the Saints, in which she claims to have recovered memories of childhood sexual abuse at the hands of her father, LDS scholar Hugh Nibley, has raised new interest in Mormon circles about how memory works. This session explores how memories are created and retrieved, as well as issues related to memory reliability

Les Gripkey, Zina Petersen, C. Jess Groesbeck