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On the Transition from Childhood Amnesia to the Recall of Personal Memories
When adults are asked to report and date personal memories of their pasts, they show childhood amnesia, that is, diminished recall of experiences over the childhood years. This way of demonstratingExpand
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Clustering in free recall as a function of certain methodological variations.
Abstract : Three experiments involving category clustering in lists composed of high-frequency (HF) and low-frequency (LF) associates of the category names are reported. The major results were: 1.Expand
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THE PRIMACY EFFECT OF SINGLE-TRIAL FREE RECALL.
Abstract : In three experiments using a single-trial free-recall procedure, subjects were sometimes presented a forget cue during a list, meaning that they were not responsible for recalling any ofExpand
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Fragment memories mark the end of childhood amnesia
Adults described and dated two kinds of first remembrances: a personal event memory (the recollection of a personal episode that had occurred at some time in some place) and a memory fragment (anExpand
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The how and why of ecological memory.
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Tests of an Organizational Hypothesis of Isolation Effects in Free Recall.
Abstract Experiment I pointed up the inadequacy of selective attention-rehearsal as an explanation of isolation effects in free recall by demonstrating such an effect without any apparent evidence ofExpand
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Remembering Deese’s 1959 articles: The Zeitgeist, the sociology of science, and false memories
Two contemporaneous reports by J. Deese—one concerned with correct recall (1959a), the other with recall intrusions (1959b)-have differed dramatically in their citations to date. The differencesExpand
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Fifty Years Since Lashley's In Search of the Engram: Refutations and Conjectures
  • D. Bruce
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of the history of the neurosciences
  • 1 December 2001
In his well-known article “In Search of the Engram” published in 1950, Karl Spencer Lashley summarized his 33 years of research and theory on memory and the brain. He concluded that (1) memories areExpand
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The how and why of ecological memory.
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