Adult Egocentrism: Subjective Experience versus Analytic Bases for Judgment

  title={Adult Egocentrism: Subjective Experience versus Analytic Bases for Judgment},
  author={C. Kelley and L. Jacoby},
  journal={Journal of Memory and Language},
Abstract The influence of memory on the subjective experience of later problem solving was investigated in two experiments. Study of the solution words to anagrams in the first phase of the experiments lead to faster solution of those anagrams in a second phase. Participants interpreted their easy solution of old anagrams as due to characteristics of the anagrams and judged them as easier for others to solve, relative to new anagrams. When participants were deprived of the subjective experience… Expand

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