Remembering without awareness

  title={Remembering without awareness},
  author={L. Jacoby and D. Witherspoon},
  journal={Canadian Journal of Psychology\/revue Canadienne De Psychologie},
  • L. Jacoby, D. Witherspoon
  • Published 1982
  • Psychology
  • Canadian Journal of Psychology\/revue Canadienne De Psychologie
  • Amnesics reveal savings in their objective performance of a task even though they are not aware of remembering. Experiments that are described reveal a dissociation of memory and awareness for normals as well as amnesics. The episodic-semanitc memory distinction has been em- ployed by others as an account of the dissociation of memory and aware- ness. An account of this sort leads one to expect remembering without awareness to be relatively context free. In contrast, several experiments are… CONTINUE READING
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