Easily perceived, easily remembered? Perceptual interference produces a double dissociation between metamemory and memory performance.

@article{Besken2013EasilyPE,
  title={Easily perceived, easily remembered? Perceptual interference produces a double dissociation between metamemory and memory performance.},
  author={Miri Besken and Neil W. Mulligan},
  journal={Memory & cognition},
  year={2013},
  volume={41 6},
  pages={897-903}
}
A recent candidate for explaining metamemory judgments is the perceptual fluency hypothesis, which proposes that easily perceived items are predicted to be remembered better, regardless of actual memory performance (Rhodes & Castel Journal of Experimental Psychology: General 137:615-625, 2008). In two experiments, we used the perceptual interference manipulation to test this hypothesis. In Experiment 1, participants were presented with intact and backward-masked words during encoding, followed… CONTINUE READING

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