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Experimental manipulations of the phenomenology of memory.
(Mem Cognit, 2003-09)
We investigated the effects of visual input at encoding and retrieval on the phenomenology of memory. In Experiment 1, participants took part in events with and without wearing blindfolds, and later were shown a video of ...
People believe it is plausible to have forgotten memories of childhood sexual abuse.
(Psychon Bull Rev, 2007-08)
Pezdek, Blandon-Gitlin, and Gabbay (2006) found that perceptions of the plausibility of events increase the likelihood that imagination may induce false memories of those events. Using a survey conducted by Gallup, we asked ...
The centrality of event scale: a measure of integrating a trauma into one's identity and its relation to post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms.
(Behav Res Ther, 2006-02)
We introduce a new scale that measures how central an event is to a person's identity and life story. For the most stressful or traumatic event in a person's life, the full 20-item Centrality of Event Scale (CES) and the ...
Disputes over memory ownership: What memories are disputed?
(Genes Brain Behav, 2006)
The ownership of memories is sometimes disputed, particularly by twins. Examination of 77 disputed memories, 71 provided by twins, showed that most of the remembered events are negative and that the disputants appear to ...
Memory and coping with stress: the relationship between cognitive-emotional distinctiveness, memory valence, and distress.
Cognitive-emotional distinctiveness (CED), the extent to which an individual separates emotions from an event in the cognitive representation of the event, was explored in four studies. CED was measured using a modified ...
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 ...
The coherence of memories for trauma: evidence from posttraumatic stress disorder.
(Conscious Cogn, 2011-09)
Participants with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and participants with a trauma but without PTSD wrote narratives of their trauma and, for comparison, of the most-important and the happiest events that occurred within ...
Story recall by mentally retarded children.
(Psychol Rep, 1983-12)
Memorability as a measure of processing: a unit analysis of prose and list learning.
(J Exp Psychol Gen, 1985-06)
The percentage of subjects recalling each unit in a list or prose passage is considered as a dependent measure. When the same units are recalled in different tasks, processing is assumed to be the same; when different units ...