Updating accounts following a correction of misinformation.

  title={Updating accounts following a correction of misinformation.},
  author={Hollyn M. Johnson and Colleen M. Seifert},
  journal={Journal of experimental psychology. Learning, memory, and cognition},
  volume={24 6},
The research examined whether corrected misinformation influences anaphoric inferences people make during subsequent reading. Participants read a set of corrected-misinformation and no-misinformation stories and made judgments about probe words that were either appropriate or inappropriate anaphoric referents. At a short delay, the results showed less activation for appropriate referents that were corrections of misinformation. At longer delays, the activation of appropriate referents showed no… CONTINUE READING


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