Maltreated and non-maltreated children's true and false memories of neutral and emotional word lists in the Deese/Roediger-McDermott task.

@article{Baugerud2016MaltreatedAN,
  title={Maltreated and non-maltreated children's true and false memories of neutral and emotional word lists in the Deese/Roediger-McDermott task.},
  author={Gunn Astrid Baugerud and Mark L. Howe and Svein Magnussen and Annika Maria D Melinder},
  journal={Journal of experimental child psychology},
  year={2016},
  volume={143},
  pages={102-10}
}
Maltreated (n=26) and non-maltreated (n=31) 7- to 12-year-old children were tested on the Deese/Roediger-McDermott (DRM) false memory task using emotional and neutral word lists. True recall was significantly better for non-maltreated than maltreated children regardless of list valence. The proportion of false recall for neutral lists was comparable regardless of maltreatment status. However, maltreated children showed a significantly higher false recall rate for the emotional lists than non… CONTINUE READING