Rashomon-effect meaning

(psychology) The effect of the subjectivity of perception on recollection, by which observers of an event are able to produce substantially different but equally plausible accounts of it.
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Origin of rashomon-effect

  • After Akira Kurosawa's film Rashomon (1950), in which a crime witnessed by four individuals is described in four mutually contradictory ways.

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