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All my children: The roles of semantic category and phonetic similarity in the misnaming of familiar individuals.
(Mem Cognit, 2016-10)
Despite knowing a familiar individual (such as a daughter) well, anecdotal evidence suggests that naming errors can occur among very familiar individuals. Here, we investigate the conditions surrounding these types of errors, ...
Memory and learning for a novel written style.
(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. ...
A Study of Gender Differences in Autobiographical Memory: Broken Down by Age and Sex
(Journal of Adult Development, 1999-12-01)
Data from 40 older adults who produced autobiographical memories to word cues and to the request to list five important memories, and data from 60 older adults who answered factual multiple-choice questions for events spread ...
Stability in autobiographical memories
Frontal-striatal circuits in cognitive aging: Evidence for caudate involvement
(Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition, 1999-12-01)
Changes in cognition with aging have been claimed to be due in large part to a decline in frontal lobe function. However, at our present state of knowledge, the emphasis on the frontal lobes to the exclusion of the rest ...
A memory-based model of posttraumatic stress disorder: evaluating basic assumptions underlying the PTSD diagnosis.
(Psychol Rev, 2008-10)
In the mnemonic model of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), the current memory of a negative event, not the event itself, determines symptoms. The model is an alternative to the current event-based etiology of PTSD represented ...
Visual memory-deficit amnesia: a distinct amnesic presentation and etiology.
(Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 1998-04-28)
We describe a form of amnesia, which we have called visual memory-deficit amnesia, that is caused by damage to areas of the visual system that store visual information. Because it is caused by a deficit in access to stored ...
The neuropsychology of autobiographical memory.
This special issue of Cortex focuses on the relative contribution of different neural networks to memory and the interaction of 'core' memory processes with other cognitive processes. In this article, we examine ...
Children's memory for counting-out rhymes: A cross-language comparison
(PSYCHONOMIC BULLETIN & REVIEW, 1997-09)
The distribution of early childhood memories.
The quantitative distribution of autobiographical memories for the first decade of life is described. The distribution, based on over 11,000 autobiographical memories from age 10 and younger from published studies, is nearly ...