Remembering to forget: the amnesic effect of daydreaming.


Daydreaming mentally transports people to another place or time. Many daydreams are similar in content to the thoughts that people generate when they intentionally try to forget. Thus, thoughts like those generated during daydreaming can cause forgetting of previously encoded events. We conducted two experiments to test the hypothesis that daydreams that… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/0956797610374739


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