Evidence for age-related equivalence in the directed forgetting paradigm.

  title={Evidence for age-related equivalence in the directed forgetting paradigm.},
  author={Nadia Gamboz and Riccardo Russo},
  journal={Brain and cognition},
  volume={48 2-3},
The directed forgetting paradigm involves, under particular experimental circumstances, inhibitory mechanisms, which operate to the successful forgetting of irrelevant words. The item-by-item cueing method (e.g., Basden & Basden, 1996) was used to investigate the directed forgetting effect in young and old adults. Processing of the experimental words was manipulated between subjects by asking participants to perform either a deep or a shallow orienting task on each word of the study list before… CONTINUE READING

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