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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. ...
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 ...
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 ...
Bilingual Autobiographical Memory in Older Adult Immigrants: A Test of Cognitive Explanations of the Reminiscence Bump and the Linguistic Encoding of Memories
(Journal of Memory and Language, 1998-10-01)
Twelve people who emigrated as adults from Spanish-speaking cultures and then spent at least 30 years in an Anglo culture were asked to provide autobiographical memories to word cues. All communication was in Spanish on ...
Knowledge and judgments about events that occurred prior to birth: The measurement of the persistence of information
(Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, 1998-09-01)
Data from five laboratories using five different techniques were reanalyzed to measure subjects' knowledge of events that occurred over the past 70 years. Subjects were about 20 years of age, so the measures included events ...
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 ...
Beginnings of a theory of autobiographical remembering
(AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL MEMORY, 1998-01-01)