As I kept reading I got more and more depressed, having all this evidence for the persistence of false memory but then I saw this section header: "Skepticism: A Key to Accuracy." It seems that people who have developed a skeptical approach to information tend not to be as easily fooled.
I remember during the run-up to the Iraq
But... I am also skeptical by nature and then developed my skepticism further after waking up to the ridiculousness of religious claims. (Of course I believe what they say about skepticism because it agrees with me about skepticism being a good thing, but I have also never seen anything to disabuse me of that, and I have seen many attempts)
(pdf version: http://psi.sagepub.com/content/13/3/106.full.pdf+html)
in Psychological Science in the Public Interest December 2012 vol. 13 no. 3 106-131