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The Power of Testing Memory: Basic Research and Implications for Educational Practice
A powerful way of improving one's memory for material is to be tested on that material. Tests enhance later retention more than additional study of the material, even when tests are given withoutExpand
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Test-Enhanced Learning
Taking a memory test not only assesses what one knows, but also enhances later retention, a phenomenon known as the testing effect. Expand
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Implicit memory. Retention without remembering.
  • H. Roediger
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The American psychologist
  • 1 September 1990
Explicit measures of human memory, such as recall or recognition, reflect conscious recollection of the past. Implicit tests of retention measure transfer (or priming) from past experience on tasksExpand
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Factors that determine false recall: A multiple regression analysis
In the Deese-Roediger-McDermott (DRM) paradigm, subjects study lists of words that are designed to elicit the recall of an associatively related critical item. The 55 lists we have developed provideExpand
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Research Methods in Psychology
Research Methods in Psychology, Sixth Edition provides complete coverage of core topics in experimental psychology, including experimentation, small-n experimentation, observation, measurement, and correlational research. Expand
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The Critical Importance of Retrieval for Learning
Learning is often considered complete when a student can produce the correct answer to a question. In our research, students in one condition learned foreign language vocabulary words in the standardExpand
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Norms for word lists that create false memories
Roediger and McDermott (1995) induced false recall and false recognition for words that were not presented in lists. They had subjects study 24 lists of 15 words that were associates of a common wordExpand
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The relationship between working memory capacity and executive functioning: evidence for a common executive attention construct.
Attentional control has been conceptualized as executive functioning by neuropsychologists and as working memory capacity by experimental psychologists. We examined the relationship between theseExpand
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The nature of remembering : essays in honor of Robert G. Crowder
This festschrift in honor of Robert G. Crowder presents thought-provoking new research for scientists in the field of memory and cognition. Authors discuss Crowder's far-reaching influence in theExpand
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Social contagion of memory
We report a new paradigm for studying false memories implanted by social influence, a process we call the social contagion of memory. A subject and confederate together saw six common householdExpand
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