Stereotype threat reduces false recognition when older adults are forewarned.

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Exposing older adults to ageing stereotypes can reduce their memory for studied information--a phenomenon attributed to stereotype threat--but little is known about stereotype effects on false memory. Here, we assessed ageing stereotype effects on the Deese-Roediger-McDermott false memory illusion. Older adults studied lists of semantically associated words… (More)
DOI: 10.1080/09658211.2015.1036885

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