Temporal distribution of favourite books, movies, and records: Differential encoding and re-sampling

@article{Janssen2007TemporalDO,
  title={Temporal distribution of favourite books, movies, and records: Differential encoding and re-sampling},
  author={Steve M. J. Janssen and Antonio G. Chessa and Jaap M. J. Murre},
  journal={Memory},
  year={2007},
  volume={15},
  pages={755 - 767}
}
The reminiscence bump is the effect that people recall more personal events from early adulthood than from childhood or adulthood. The bump has been examined extensively. However, the question of whether the bump is caused by differential encoding or re-sampling is still unanswered. To examine this issue, participants were asked to name their three favourite books, movies, and records. Furthermore, they were asked when they first encountered them. We compared the temporal distributions and… 

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