Social importance enhances prospective memory: evidence from an event-based task.

Abstract

Prospective memory performance can be enhanced by task importance, for example by promising a reward. Typically, this comes at costs in the ongoing task. However, previous research has suggested that social importance (e.g., providing a social motive) can enhance prospective memory performance without additional monitoring costs in activity-based and time… (More)
DOI: 10.1080/09658211.2016.1221973

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@article{Walter2017SocialIE, title={Social importance enhances prospective memory: evidence from an event-based task.}, author={Stefan Walter and Beat Meier}, journal={Memory}, year={2017}, volume={25 6}, pages={777-783} }