Recollection is a continuous process: implications for dual-process theories of recognition memory.

@article{Mickes2009RecollectionIA,
  title={Recollection is a continuous process: implications for dual-process theories of recognition memory.},
  author={Laura Mickes and Peter E. Wais and John T. Wixted},
  journal={Psychological science},
  year={2009},
  volume={20 4},
  pages={509-15}
}
Dual-process theory, which holds that recognition decisions can be based on recollection or familiarity, has long seemed incompatible with signal detection theory, which holds that recognition decisions are based on a singular, continuous memory-strength variable. Formal dual-process models typically regard familiarity as a continuous process (i.e… CONTINUE READING