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Warnings reduce the magnitude of the imagination inflation effect.
Imagination inflation occurs when people increase their confidence that an event actually happened after imagining the details of the event. The purpose of this study was to determine whether warningExpand
Hypermnesia: a further examination of age differences between young and older adults.
Previous studies that examined age differences in hypermnesia reported inconsistent results. The present experiment investigated whether the different study materials in these studies wereExpand
Emotional Salience and the Isolation Effect
ABSTRACT When a homogeneous list contains a few items that are different from the rest of the items in the list, these isolated items show enhanced recall compared to the same items in a list whereExpand
What is the Cause of Confidence Inflation in the Life Events Inventory (LEI) Paradigm?
ABSTRACT Briefly imagining, paraphrasing, or explaining an event causes people to increase their confidence that this event occurred during childhood—the imagination inflation effect. The mechanismsExpand
Mistakes Abound With Ingratiation in Job Applicants: Attribution Errors and Gender Bias
Ingratiation is a common form of influence in the workplace and, in particular, in job applicants. This experiment tested whether attribution errors can be used to explain how ingratiation byExpand