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The adaptation of the Affective Norms for English Words (ANEW) for Italian
We developed affective norms for 1,121 Italian words in order to provide researchers with a highly controlled tool for the study of verbal processing. This database was developed from translations ofExpand
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Effects of Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation on Episodic Memory Related to Emotional Visual Stimuli
The present study investigated emotional memory following bilateral transcranial electrical stimulation (direct current of 1 mA, for 20 minutes) over fronto-temporal cortical areas of healthyExpand
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Registered Replication Report
Trying to remember something now typically improves your ability to remember it later. However, after watching a video of a simulated bank robbery, participants who verbally described the robber wereExpand
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Semantic memory: A feature-based analysis and new norms for Italian
Semantic norms for properties produced by native speakers are valuable tools for researchers interested in the structure of semantic memory and in category-specific semantic deficits in individualsExpand
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Toward a unified account of spacing effects in explicit cued-memory tasks.
Memory for repeated items improves when presentations are spaced during study. This effect is found in memory tasks using different types of material, paradigms, and participant populations. AlthoughExpand
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The modulating role of ADRA2B in emotional working memory: Attending the negative but remembering the positive
Previous studies found that the ADRA2B gene modulates early perception and attention. Here, we aimed to examine whether ADRA2B polymorphisms also influence emotional working memory and theExpand
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Spacing effects in cued-memory tasks for unfamiliar faces and nonwords
Memory for repeated items improves as the interval between repetitions in a list increases (the spacing effect). This study investigated the spacing effect in recognition memory and in a frequencyExpand
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Semantic significance: a new measure of feature salience
According to the feature-based model of semantic memory, concepts are described by a set of semantic features that contribute, with different weights, to the meaning of a concept. Interestingly, thisExpand
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Affective Norms for Italian Words in Older Adults: Age Differences in Ratings of Valence, Arousal and Dominance
In line with the dimensional theory of emotional space, we developed affective norms for words rated in terms of valence, arousal and dominance in a group of older adults to complete the adaptationExpand
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