Stereotypes and retrieval-provoked illusory source recollections.


When expectations and stereotypes are activated at retrieval, they spontaneously create distorted and illusory recollections that are consistent with these expectations. Participants studied doctor (physician)-related and lawyer-related statements that were presented by 2 different people. When informed, on a subsequent source memory test, (i.e., of who… (More)
DOI: 10.1037/0278-7393.34.3.460


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