Role of schemata in memory for places

@article{Brewer1981RoleOS,
  title={Role of schemata in memory for places},
  author={William F. Brewer and James C. Treyens},
  journal={Cognitive Psychology},
  year={1981},
  volume={13},
  pages={207-230}
}
Abstract A study of memory for places was carried out to examine five hypotheses about the use of schemata in memory performance: (a) that schemata determine what objects are encoded into memory; (b) that schemata act as frameworks for episodic information; (c) that schema-based information is integrated with episodic information; (d) that schemata facilitate retrieval; and (e) that schemata influence what is communicated at recall. Subjects were taken into what they thought was a graduate… Expand
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