The role of group configuration in the social transmission of memory: Evidence from identical and reconfigured groups

@article{Choi2014TheRO,
  title={The role of group configuration in the social transmission of memory: Evidence from identical and reconfigured groups},
  author={Hae-Yoon Choi and Helena M Blumen and Adam R. Congleton and Suparna Rajaram},
  journal={Journal of Cognitive Psychology},
  year={2014},
  volume={26},
  pages={65 - 80}
}
Collaborating with others during recall shapes both group and individual memories. Individuals contribute less when recalling in groups than when recalling alone, a phenomenon called collaborative inhibition. In contrast, collaboration improves post-collaborative individual memory by providing re-exposure to information that would have been otherwise forgotten. Collaboration also influences collective memory—the overlap in post-collaborative memory among group members. We examined the role of… 
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