The recovery of blocked memories in repeated recall tests.

  title={The recovery of blocked memories in repeated recall tests.},
  author={Kris Gunawan and David R. Gerkens},
  journal={British journal of psychology},
  volume={102 3},
There is continued controversy over the possibility of blocked and subsequently recovered accurate memories. Memory blocking produced by a retrieval biasing procedure followed by recovery through repeated testing was demonstrated in two experiments. Predictions derived from the retrieval bias explanation and from the level of cumulative recall (LOCR) concerning hypermnesia for blocked material were tested. Expt 1 disconfirmed the retrieval bias hypothesis that the blocked material would remain… CONTINUE READING
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