The Resiliency of Memorability: A Predictor of Memory Separate from Attention and Priming

@inproceedings{Bainbridge2017TheRO,
  title={The Resiliency of Memorability: A Predictor of Memory Separate from Attention and Priming},
  author={Wilma A. Bainbridge},
  year={2017}
}
When we encounter a new person or place, we may easily encode it into our memories, or we may quickly forget it. Recent work finds that this likelihood of encoding a given entity - memorability - is highly consistent across viewers and intrinsic to an image; people tend to remember and forget the same images. However, several forces influence our memories beyond the memorability of the stimulus itself - for example, how attention-grabbing the stimulus is, how much attentional resources we… CONTINUE READING
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