Developmental reversals in false memory: now you see them, now you don't!

@article{Holliday2011DevelopmentalRI,
  title={Developmental reversals in false memory: now you see them, now you don't!},
  author={Robyn E. Holliday and Charles J. Brainerd and Valerie F. Reyna},
  journal={Developmental psychology},
  year={2011},
  volume={47 2},
  pages={442-9}
}
A developmental reversal in false memory is the counterintuitive phenomenon of higher levels of false memory in older children, adolescents, and adults than in younger children. The ability of verbatim memory to suppress this age trend in false memory was evaluated using the Deese-Roediger-McDermott (DRM) paradigm. Seven and 11-year-old children studied DRM lists either in a standard condition (whole words) that normally produces high levels of false memory or in an alternative condition that… CONTINUE READING