Children's Forgetting of Pain-Related Memories.

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OBJECTIVE Given that forgetting negative experiences can help children cope with these experiences, we examined their ability to forget negative aspects of painful events. METHODS 86 children aged 7-15 years participated in a retrieval-induced forgetting task whereby they repeatedly retrieved positive details of a physically painful experience, and an… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/jpepsy/jsv111

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