Remembering words not presented in lists: Can we avoid creating false memories?

  title={Remembering words not presented in lists: Can we avoid creating false memories?},
  author={David A. Gallo and Michael D. Roberts and John G. Seamon},
  journal={Psychonomic bulletin & review},
  volume={4 2},
Can subjects avoid creating false memories as outlined in Roediger and McDermott's (1995) false recognition paradigm if they are forewarned about this memory illusion? We presented subjects with semantically related word lists, followed by a recognition test. The test was composed of studied words, semantically related nonstudied words (critical lures), and unrelated nonstudied words. One group of subjects was uninformed about the false recognition effect, a second group was urged to minimize… CONTINUE READING
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