Retrieval‐induced forgetting in eyewitness memory: forgetting as a consequence of remembering

  title={Retrieval‐induced forgetting in eyewitness memory: forgetting as a consequence of remembering},
  author={Malcolm D. Macleod},
  journal={Applied Cognitive Psychology},
  • M. Macleod
  • Published 2002
  • Psychology
  • Applied Cognitive Psychology
SUMMARY Recent psychological research on memory has demonstrated that the act of remembering can also prompt forgetting, or more specifically, the inhibition of particular items in memory (i.e. retrievalinduced forgetting). Extending this line of inquiry, this article reports the findings from two studies designed to establish whether retrieval-induced forgetting can occur for meaningful stimuli that could be experienced under eyewitness situations. In Study 1, participants were asked to recall… Expand
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