Affective discrimination of stimuli that are not recognized: II. Effect of delay between study and test

  title={Affective discrimination of stimuli that are not recognized: II. Effect of delay between study and test},
  author={John G. Seamon and Nathan Brody and David M. Kauff},
  journal={Bulletin of the psychonomic society},
This study found that repeated exposure to briefly presented stimuli increased positive affect through familiarity without enhancing recognition of the stimuli. Following exposure, subjects selected previously shown target stimuli on the basis of affect in the absence of stimulus recognition. Interpreted in terms of the manner in which information can be accessed in long-term storage, this study extends earlier research by showing that the ability to select target stimuli by affect can occur… Expand

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