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The Precise Time Course of Retention
(Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning Memory and Cognition, 1999-09-01)
Fits of retention data were examined from 5 conditions: 3 types of cued recall, an old-new recognition task, and a remember-know recognition task. In each condition, 100 participants had either 18 recall or 27 recognition ...
Children's memory for counting-out rhymes: A cross-language comparison
(PSYCHONOMIC BULLETIN & REVIEW, 1997-09)
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 ...
Memorabeatlia: a naturalistic study of long-term memory.
(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 ...
The spacing effect depends on an encoding deficit, retrieval, and time in working memory: evidence from once-presented words.
The spacing effect in list learning occurs because identical massed items suffer encoding deficits and because spaced items benefit from retrieval and increased time in working memory. Requiring the retrieval of identical ...
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 ...
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 beginnings of expertise for ballads
(Cognitive Science, 1993-01-01)
To study the beginning stages of expertise, 14 students, who were inexperienced with ballads, heard and recalled a series of 5 ballads over the course of 5 weeks. Compared with their first recall of the first ballad, their ...
The distribution of autobiographical memories across the lifespan.
(Mem Cognit, 1997-11)
Words were used to cue autobiographical memories from 20- and 70-year-old subjects. Both groups showed a decrease in memories from the childhood years and a power-function retention function for their most recent 10 years. ...
Distribution of important and word-cued autobiographical memories in 20-, 35-, and 70-year-old adults.
(Psychol Aging, 1997-09)
For word-cued autobiographical memories, older adults had an increase, or bump, from the ages 10 to 30. All age groups had fewer memories from childhood than from other years and a power-function retention for memories from ...