Recall strategies and memory for health-care visits.

@article{Jobe1990RecallSA,
  title={Recall strategies and memory for health-care visits.},
  author={Jared B. Jobe and An Automae White and Crystal L Kelley and David Mingay and Mar{\'i}a Jos{\'e} Yuste S{\'a}nchez and Elizabeth F. Loftus},
  journal={The Milbank quarterly},
  year={1990},
  volume={68 2},
  pages={171-89}
}
Complex questions in health surveys place heavy cognitive demands on respondents, prompting researchers to appraise how specific cognitive interventions may improve the accuracy of people's answers. Investigators in one experiment asked participants to recall visits to medical providers in forward, backward, or no particular order, and matched results with providers' records. "Free" recall proved marginally superior to forward or backward ordering, although overall respondents underreported the… CONTINUE READING