Forgetting in the recall-based elicitation of personal and social networks

@article{Brewer2000ForgettingIT,
  title={Forgetting in the recall-based elicitation of personal and social networks},
  author={Devon D. Brewer},
  journal={Social Networks},
  year={2000},
  volume={22},
  pages={29-43}
}
Forgetting in the recall-based elicitation of personal and social networks poses a potentially significant problem for the collection of complete network data and unbiased measurement of network characteristics and properties. A comprehensive review of the literature shows that forgetting is a pervasive, non-trivial phenomenon in the recall-based elicitation of personal and social networks pertaining to a broad variety of social relations. There appear to be no good predictors of individuals… CONTINUE READING
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