The Nature of Recollection and Familiarity: A Review of 30 Years of Research

@article{Yonelinas2002TheNO,
  title={The Nature of Recollection and Familiarity: A Review of 30 Years of Research},
  author={Andrew P. Yonelinas},
  journal={Journal of Memory and Language},
  year={2002},
  volume={46},
  pages={441-517}
}
  • A. Yonelinas
  • Published 1 April 2002
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Memory and Language
To account for dissociations observed in recognition memory tests, several dual-process models have been proposed that assume that recognition judgments can be based on the recollection of details about previous events or on the assessment of stimulus familiarity. In the current article, these models are examined, along with the methods that have been developed to measure recollection and familiarity. The relevant empirical literature from behavioral, neuropsychological, and neuroimaging… 

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