Damiana De Leonardis

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This study shows that relative to younger adults, older adults are more adversely influenced by similar items when judging a memory's source, and the phenomenal features of their correctly and incorrectly attributed memories have greater overlap. The authors argue in accordance with the source monitoring framework that this age-related impairment in source(More)
Participants heard words said by 2 speakers and later decided who said each word. The authors varied the perceptual distinctiveness of the speakers and the distinctiveness of the cognitive operations participants performed on the words. Relative to younger adults, older adults had significantly lower source monitoring scores when perceptual or cognitive(More)
Many studies have shown that young driver crash rates can be influenced by such factors as lifestyle characteristics and licensing systems. However, the influence of parents on their teenage children's crash and violation rates has not received much attention. The present study used data from the North Carolina driver history file to match the crash and(More)
The authors investigated the influence of test format on the source-memory performance of older adults (N = 128). Each participant viewed a picture and wrote a description of the scene. Then half of the participants (control group) read a text that accurately described the scene; the other half (misled group) read a text that contained misinformation. After(More)
OBJECTIVES to describe the performance and the impact on the population coverage of a population-based organised screening programme with primary HPV-DNA test. DESIGN population-based cohort study. SETTING AND PARTICIPANTS organised screening programme for women aged 30-64 years. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES coverage of the target population with Pap test(More)
The possibility of evaluating periodontal disease status in a given population by examining a limited number of sample teeth is of undoubted value in epidemiological studies. To this end, a cross-section study was performed to assess whether the dental sample proposed by Ramfjord effectively reflects the entire dentition status in terms of the main Clinical(More)
Two different methods for making the subuletic bacterial antibiogram were compared, namely, the inhibition halo technique and that of percentage reduction. The first, of the more classical nature, is based on the introduction of the antibiotic inside a small cavity made in the culture medium, which leads to the formation of circular haloes around the cavity(More)
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