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Illusions of face memory : Clarity breeds familiarity q

  title={Illusions of face memory : Clarity breeds familiarity q},
  author={Heather M. Kleider and Stephen D. Goldinger},
When people perform a recognition memory task, they may avail themselves of different forms of information. For example, they may recall specific learning episodes, or rely on general feelings of familiarity. Although subjective familiarity is often valid, it can make people vulnerable to memory illusions. Research using verbal materials has shown that ‘‘old’’ responses are often increased by enhancing perceptual fluency, as when selected words are shown with relatively higher contrast on a… 

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