Event components in autobiographical memories
Findings can be explained from the perspective of embodied cognition in which underlying perceptual states that contain activity, location, and other participant information are reconstructed during retrieval, whereas temporal information, as a more abstract component, is not.
How body influences memory: the embodied aspects in retrieval of autobiographical memories
How can we recall autobiographical memories? Does our body play any important role in memory re- trieval? In this paper I deal with the voluntary retrieval of autobiographical memories within the…
Differential Effects of Aging on Autobiographical Memory Tasks
This study examined the role of aging in the recall and recognition of autobiographical memories. Young and older adults submitted personal events during a period of 3 months to an Internet diary.…
Sex Differences in the Neural Correlates of Specific and General Autobiographical Memory
- Psychology, BiologyFront. Hum. Neurosci.
Findings suggest that differential neural activations reflect sex-specific strategies related to emotional aspects of AMs, particularly regarding SAM, which has interesting implications for understanding psychiatric disorders with differential sex prevalence and in which one of key features is overgenerality in AM.
Viewing one’s body during encoding boosts episodic memory
These data show that embodied views improve recognition memory for 3D life-like scenes, thereby linking the sense of self, and BSC in particular, to episodic memory and the re-experiencing of specific past events in EAM.
Short article: Encoding in verbal, enacted and autobiographical tasks in young and older adults
- PsychologyQuarterly journal of experimental psychology
The results indicate that items in the subject-performed task and autobiographical memory condition were remembered equally well, and both were remembered better than verbal stimuli.
Aging and posture in the memory of manipulable objects
- PsychologyNeuropsychology, development, and cognition. Section B, Aging, neuropsychology and cognition
Results on a recall task showed a postural interference effect, with the interfering posture reducing the memory of manipulable objects, but not of nonmanipulable ones.
Negative Effects of Embodiment in a Visuo-Spatial Working Memory Task in Children, Young Adults, and Older Adults
- PsychologyFrontiers in Psychology
The results indicate that embodiment may not help people to memorize spatial information, but can create a dual-task situation instead.
Absence of posture-dependent and posture-congruent memory effects on the recall of action sentences
- PsychologyPloS one
Bayesian analyses supported the strength of null findings in the two experiments, adding to the evidence that, when taken together, the results in this study clearly failed to show contextual memory effects of body posture on the recall of action-related verbal statements.
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Involuntary autobiographical memories are highly dependent on abstract cuing: the Proustian view is incorrect
This study investigated whether involuntary autobiographical memories are more likely to be elicited by fundamental sensory/perceptual cues (the popular Proustian interpretation) or abstract type of…
Nonverbal Expressions and the Accessibility of Life Experience Memories: A Congruence Hypothesis
People seem to remember positive or negative material with greater ease when in corresponding mood states. These memory effects may sometimes be partially mediated by different expressions that…
A Comparison of Forgetting Rates in Older and Younger Adults
Two experiments investigated the rate of forgetting for recently learned information in older and younger adults. Previous research has been inconclusive, with some studies reporting more rapid…
Mood and memory.
- PsychologyThe American psychologist
Experiments in which happy or sad moods were induced in subjects by hyp- notic suggestion to investigate the influence of emo- tions on memory and thinking found that subjects exhibited mood-state-dependent memory in recall of word lists, personal experiences recorded in a daily diary, and childhood experiences.
My memory: A study of autobiographical memory over six years
- PsychologyCognitive Psychology
Influence of overt head movements on memory for valenced words: a case of conceptual-motor compatibility.
- PsychologyJournal of personality and social psychology
The present article reports 3 studies that demonstrate the influence of overt behavior on recognition and elucidates the theoretical basis for such an influence, and suggests that performing incompatible motoric and conceptual tasks concurrently requires more cognitive capacity.
Remembering What You Feel: Effects of Emotion on Memory
In two studies, recall was best when subjects' manipulated facial expressions were consistent with the emotional content of material recalled. In both studies, subjects' mood response to manipulated…
Knowledge structures in the organization and retrieval of autobiographical memories
- PsychologyCognitive Psychology