Testing the repression hypothesis: Effects of emotional valence on memory suppression in the think – No think task

@article{Lambert2010TestingTR,
  title={Testing the repression hypothesis: Effects of emotional valence on memory suppression in the think – No think task},
  author={A. Lambert and Kimberly S. Good and I. Kirk},
  journal={Consciousness and Cognition},
  year={2010},
  volume={19},
  pages={281-293}
}
It has been proposed that performance in the think - no think (TNT) task represents a laboratory analogue of the voluntary form of memory repression. The central prediction of this repression hypothesis is that performance in the TNT task will be influenced by emotional characteristics of the material to be remembered. This prediction was tested in two experiments by asking participants to learn paired associates in which the first item was either emotionally positive (e.g. joy) or emotionally… Expand
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