Evaluating characteristics of false memories: Remember/know judgments and memory characteristics questionnaire compared

@article{Mather1997EvaluatingCO,
  title={Evaluating characteristics of false memories: Remember/know judgments and memory characteristics questionnaire compared},
  author={M. Mather and L. Henkel and M. Johnson},
  journal={Memory \& Cognition},
  year={1997},
  volume={25},
  pages={826-837}
}
Subjects hearing a list of associates to a nonpresented lure word later often claim to have heard the lure (Deese, 1959; Roediger & McDermott, 1995). To examine the characteristics of such false memories, subjects completed a memory characteristics questionnaire (MCQ; Johnson, Foley, Suengas, & Raye, 1988) or made remember/know (RK; Gardiner & Java, 1993) judgments for previously heard theme associates and nonpresented lures. MCQ ratings indicated that false memories for lures had less auditory… Expand

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