Alcoholic intoxication and memory storage dynamics

  title={Alcoholic intoxication and memory storage dynamics},
  author={W. A. Wickelgren},
  journal={Memory \& Cognition},
Strength retention functions were obtained for English words from 2 min to 50 min within a continuous recognition memory session and from I to 14 days subsequent to the session, with subjects being sober or moderately intoxicated. A small, but significant, decrement was obtained in memory performance under alcoholic intoxication. However, there was no difference in forgetting rate either within the continuous session or over the subsequent 1- to 14-day period. Single-trace fragility theory… Expand
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