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One hundred years of forgetting: A quantitative description of retention
(Psychological Review, 1996-12-01)
A sample of 210 published data sets were assembled that (a) plotted amount remembered versus time, (b) had 5 or more points, and (c) were smooth enough to fit at least 1 of the functions tested with a correlation coefficient ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Children's memory for counting-out rhymes: A cross-language comparison
(PSYCHONOMIC BULLETIN & REVIEW, 1997-09)
Music, emotion, and autobiographical memory: they're playing your song.
(Mem Cognit, 1999-11)
Very long-term memory for popular music was investigated. Older and younger adults listened to 20-sec excerpts of popular songs drawn from across the 20th century. The subjects gave emotionality and preference ratings and ...
Memory and learning for a novel style
(Memory & Cognition, 1998)
Things learned in early adulthood are remembered best.
(Mem Cognit, 1998-01)
Evidence is reviewed that for older adults the period from 10 to 30 years of age produces recall of the most autobiographical memories, the most vivid memories, and the most important memories. It is the period from which ...
Spatial imagery preserves temporal order.
Line drawings were presented in either a spatial or a nonspatial format. Subjects recalled each of four sets of 24 items in serial order. Amount recalled in the correct serial order and sequencing errors were scored. In ...