Remembering information related to one's self ☆

@article{Bower1979RememberingIR,
  title={Remembering information related to one's self ☆},
  author={Gordon H. Bower and Stephen G. Gilligan},
  journal={Journal of Research in Personality},
  year={1979},
  volume={13},
  pages={420-432}
}
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It is concluded that self-referencing not only enhances specific memory for both visual and verbal information, but can also disproportionately improve memory for specific internal source details.
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