Psychometric properties of a new metamemory questionnaire for older adults.

  title={Psychometric properties of a new metamemory questionnaire for older adults.},
  author={Angela K. Troyer and Jill B Rich},
  journal={The journals of gerontology. Series B, Psychological sciences and social sciences},
  volume={57 1},
  • A. TroyerJ. B. Rich
  • Published 2002
  • Psychology
  • The journals of gerontology. Series B, Psychological sciences and social sciences
Subjective memory ratings provide information that is distinct from objective memory performance, and there is a need for reliable and valid metamemory measures. The Multifactorial Memory Questionnaire (MMQ), developed to assess separate dimensions of memory ratings that are applicable to clinical assessment and intervention, includes scales of Contentment (i.e., affect regarding one's memory), Ability (i.e., self-appraisal of one's memory capabilities), and Strategy (i.e., reported frequency… 

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