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    • Memorabeatlia: a naturalistic study of long-term memory. 

      Hyman, IE; Rubin, David C (Mem Cognit, 1990-03)
      Seventy-six undergraduates were given the titles and first lines of Beatles' songs and asked to recall the songs. Seven hundred and four different undergraduates were cued with one line from each of 25 Beatles' songs and ...
    • Memory and learning for a novel written style. 

      Rubin, David C; Zervakis, Jenny (Mem Cognit, 1998-07)
      Subjects read and recalled a series of five short stories in one of four plot and style combinations. The stories were written in one of two styles that consisted of opposing clause orders (i.e., independent-dependent vs. ...
    • Memory for prose in Korsakoff and schizophrenic populations. 

      Rubin, David; Olson, EH; Richter, M; Butters, N (The International journal of neuroscience, 1981-01)
      Twelve alcoholic Korsakoff patients, their 12 alcoholic controls, and 27 institutionalized schizophrenics and their 19 controls, recalled two stories. The clinical populations recalled approximately half as much as their ...
    • Puzzling thoughts for H. M.: can new semantic information be anchored to old semantic memories? 

      Corkin, S; Einstein, G; Kensinger, EA; Krendl, A; Locascio, JJ; Rubin, David C; Skotko, BG; ... (8 authors) (Neuropsychology, 2004-10)
      Researchers currently debate whether new semantic knowledge can be learned and retrieved despite extensive damage to medial temporal lobe (MTL) structures. The authors explored whether H. M., a patient with amnesia, could ...
    • Specialized motor-driven dusp1 expression in the song systems of multiple lineages of vocal learning birds. 

      Horita, H; Jarvis, Erich David; Kobayashi, M; Liu, WC; Oka, K; Wada, K (PLoS One, 2012)
      Mechanisms for the evolution of convergent behavioral traits are largely unknown. Vocal learning is one such trait that evolved multiple times and is necessary in humans for the acquisition of spoken language. Among birds, ...
    • The abstraction of form in semantic categories. 

      Rubin, David C; Stoltzfus, ER; Wall, KL (Mem Cognit, 1991-01)
      Undergraduates were asked to generate a name for a hypothetical new exemplar of a category. They produced names that had the same numbers of syllables, the same endings, and the same types of word stems as existing exemplars ...