False recognition of pictures versus words in Alzheimer's disease: the distinctiveness heuristic.

@article{Budson2002FalseRO,
  title={False recognition of pictures versus words in Alzheimer's disease: the distinctiveness heuristic.},
  author={Andrew E. Budson and Joanne Sitarski and Kirk R. Daffner and Daniel L. Schacter},
  journal={Neuropsychology},
  year={2002},
  volume={16 2},
  pages={
          163-73
        }
}
False recognition of semantic associates can be reduced when older adults also study pictures representing each associate. D. L. Schacter, L. Israel, and C. Racine (1999) attributed this reduction to the operation of a distinctiveness heuristic: a response mode in which participants demand access to detailed recollections to support a positive recognition decision. The authors examined patients with probable Alzheimer's disease (AD) and older adults with this paradigm. Half of the participants… CONTINUE READING

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