The phenomenology and temporal distributions of autobiographical memories elicited with emotional and neutral cue words.

@article{Maki2013ThePA,
  title={The phenomenology and temporal distributions of autobiographical memories elicited with emotional and neutral cue words.},
  author={Yoichi Maki and Steve M J Janssen and Ai Uemiya and Makiko Naka},
  journal={Memory},
  year={2013},
  volume={21 3},
  pages={286-300}
}
In this study we examined whether the temporal distribution of autobiographical memory changes when different types of cue words are used to elicit the memories, and how the type of cue word affects the phenomenal characteristics of the memories. A total of 76 participants, ranging in age from 21 to 69 years, were presented with 22 cue words (emotional, emotion-provoking, and neutral). They were asked to recall a personal event and to complete the Autobiographical Memory Questionnaire (Rubin… CONTINUE READING