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A comparison of dimensional models of emotion: evidence from emotions, prototypical events, autobiographical memories, and words.
The intensity and valence of 30 emotion terms, 30 events typical of those emotions, and 30 autobiographical memories cued by those emotions were each rated by different groups of 40 undergraduates. A vector model gave a ...
Positive emotions enhance recall of peripheral details
(Cognition and Emotion, 2009-03-02)
Emotional arousal and negative affect enhance recall of central aspects of an event. However, the role of discrete emotions in selective memory processing is understudied. Undergraduates were asked to recall and ...
Emotional intensity predicts autobiographical memory experience.
(Mem Cognit, 2004-10)
College students generated autobiographical memories from distinct emotional categories that varied in valence (positive vs. negative) and intensity (high vs. low). They then rated various perceptual, cognitive, and emotional ...
Confidence, not consistency, characterizes flashbulb memories.
(Psychol Sci, 2003-09)
On September 12, 2001, 54 Duke students recorded their memory of first hearing about the terrorist attacks of September 11 and of a recent everyday event. They were tested again either 1, 6, or 32 weeks later. Consistency ...
Flashbulb memories are special after all; in phenomenology, not accuracy
(Applied Cognitive Psychology, 2007-07-01)
Consistency of flashbulb memories (FBMs) of the 11th September terrorist attacks and of everyday memories (EDMs) of the preceding weekend do not differ, in both cases declining over the following year for a group of Duke ...