Depressive deficits in memory: focusing attention improves subsequent recall.

@article{Hertel1991DepressiveDI,
  title={Depressive deficits in memory: focusing attention improves subsequent recall.},
  author={Paula T. Hertel and Stephanie S. Rude},
  journal={Journal of experimental psychology. General},
  year={1991},
  volume={120 3},
  pages={301-9}
}
Ss diagnosed as depressed, recovered from depression, or without a history of depression performed an unintentional learning task, followed by tests of free and forced recall. In the learning task, Ss decided whether a series of nouns sensibly completed corresponding sentence frames that varied in decision difficulty. For half of the Ss, the focus of… CONTINUE READING