Janna Belser-Ehrlich

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Imagery encoding effects on source-monitoring errors were explored using the Deese-Roediger-McDermott paradigm in two experiments. While viewing thematically related lists embedded in mixed picture/word presentations, participants were asked to generate images of objects or words (Experiment 1) or to simply name the items (Experiment 2). An encoding task(More)
In the two experiments reported here the basis of the beneficial effects of generating images on false recognition errors is investigated. Acts of generating (descriptions, images, or both) were manipulated while examining the effects of the source of descriptions guiding imagery generations (participant vs peer). False recognition errors were relatively(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the psychometric properties of the Brief Fatigue Inventory (BFI) in community-dwelling older adults. DESIGN Cross-sectional validation study. SETTING Community based. PARTICIPANTS Subjects (N=302) were nondemented older adults (mean age, 76.44 y; 54% women). INTERVENTIONS Not applicable. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES BFI total,(More)
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