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Emotional stress and eyewitness memory: a critical review.
The possibility that emotional events receive some preferential processing mediated by factors related to early perceptual processing and late conceptual processing is discussed.
Murderers' and sexual offenders' experiences of police interviews and their inclination to admit or deny crimes.
Results show that when police officers interview murderers and sexual offenders, the individuals perceive attitudes that are characterized by either dominance or humanity, which shows that when suspects feel that they are respected and acknowledged, they probably gain more confidence and mental space, allowing them to admit criminal behaviour.
Flashbulb memories: Special, but not so special
It was concluded that the loss of information during one year contradicts the notion that flashbulb memories persist in absolute accuracy over time, as has been claimed in previous studies.
The Handbook of Emotion and Memory : Research and Theory
This book discusses the role of affect and emotion in the formation of memory and the role that emotion plays in the development of memory impairment in patients suffering from Multiple Personality Disorder.
Remembering emotional events: the fate of detailed information
Abstract Previous research has shown that people remember details from emotional events differently than details from neutral events. However, past research suffers from inadequate equating of the
Does simulating amnesia mediate genuine forgetting for a crime event
An experiment is reported examining memory for a crime. One group of subjects was instructed to genuinely remember the crime, and a second group was instructed to simulate amnesia for the crime.
Tunnel memory for traumatic events
In four experiments subjects remembered the critical information in a traumatic slide as either more focused spatially than in its original presentation or more focused spatially than information in
Memory for traumatic events
This research compares memory for traumatic events with memory for non-traumatic versions of the same event. In Experiment 1, subjects watched an event depicted in slides while focusing and