The effect of warnings on false memories in young and older adults.

@article{McCabe2002TheEO,
  title={The effect of warnings on false memories in young and older adults.},
  author={David P. McCabe and Anderson Dodd Smith},
  journal={Memory & cognition},
  year={2002},
  volume={30 7},
  pages={1065-77}
}
In the present experiments, we examined adult age differences in the ability to suppress false memories, using the Deese-Roediger-McDermott (DRM) paradigm (Deese, 1959; Roediger & McDermott, 1995). Participants studied lists of words (e.g., bed, rest, awake, etc.), each related to a nonpresented critical lure word (e.g., sleep). Typically, recognition tests reveal false alarms to critical lures at rates comparable to those for hits for studied words. In two experiments, separate groups of young… CONTINUE READING