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The frequency of voluntary and involuntary autobiographical memories across the life span.
(Mem Cognit, 2009-07)
In the present study, ratings of the memory of an important event from the previous week on the frequency of voluntary and involuntary retrieval, belief in its accuracy, visual imagery, auditory imagery, setting, emotional ...
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 ...
Life scripts help to maintain autobiographical memories of highly positive, but not highly negative, events.
(Mem Cognit, 2003-01)
A representative sample of 1,307 respondents between the ages of 20 and 94 was asked how old they were when they felt most afraid, most proud, most jealous, most in love, and most angry. They were also asked when they had ...
People over forty feel 20% younger than their age: subjective age across the lifespan.
(Psychon Bull Rev, 2006-10)
Subjective age--the age people think of themselves asbeing--is measured in a representative Danish sample of 1,470 adults between 20 and 97 years of age through personal, in-home interviews. On the average, adults younger ...
Cultural life scripts structure recall from autobiographical memory.
(Mem Cognit, 2004-04)
Three classes of evidence demonstrate the existence of life scripts, or culturally shared representations of the timing of major transitional life events. First, a reanalysis of earlier studies on age norms shows an increase ...
The reappearance hypothesis revisited: recurrent involuntary memories after traumatic events and in everyday life.
(Mem Cognit, 2008-03)
Recurrent involuntary memories are autobiographical memories that come to mind with no preceding retrieval attempt and that are subjectively experienced as being repetitive. Clinically, they are classified as a symptom of ...