The effects of distinctiveness on memory and metamemory for face–name associations

  title={The effects of distinctiveness on memory and metamemory for face–name associations},
  author={Nicholas Watier and Charles A. Collin},
  pages={73 - 88}
We examined the influence of face and name distinctiveness on memory and metamemory for face–name associations. Four types of monitoring judgements were solicited during encoding and retrieval of face–name pairs that contained distinct or typical faces (Experiment 1) or names (Experiment 2). The beneficial effects of distinctiveness on associative memory were symmetrical between faces and names, such that relative to their typical counterparts, distinct faces enhanced memory for names, and… 

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