False Alarms About False Memories

  title={False Alarms About False Memories},
  author={Henry Roediger and Kathleen B McDermott and George L. Wolford},
M. B. Miller and G. L. Wolford (1999) make two contributions. First, they add conditions to the basic Roediger-McDermott (1995) procedure and find that critical items are recalled and recognized more often if they are presented in the list than if they are not presented. These results agree with our own, which are briefly reviewed. Second, they apply signal detection theory to the paradigm and conclude that false responding is caused by a shift of response criterion. They present no evidence… CONTINUE READING

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