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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 ...
Race Comparisons on Need for Achievement: A Meta-Analytic Alternative to Graham’s Narrative Review
(Review of Educational Research, 1995-01-01)
A box score review conducted by Graham (1994) concluded that no difference existed between Blacks and Whites on measures of need for achievement. A meta-analysis reported in this article using the same research base revealed ...
Memory and learning for a novel style
(Memory & Cognition, 1998)
Finding the Missing Science: The Fate of Studies Submitted for Review by a Human Subjects Committee
(Psychological Methods, 1997-12-01)
Publication bias, including prejudice against the null hypothesis, and other biasing filters may operate on researchers as well as journal editors and reviewers. A survey asked 33 psychology researchers to describe the fate ...