Verbal overshadowing effect: how temporal perspective may exacerbate or alleviate the processing shift

@inproceedings{Hunt2008VerbalOE,
  title={Verbal overshadowing effect: how temporal perspective may exacerbate or alleviate the processing shift},
  author={Catherine Anne Hunt and Marie Vivienne Carroll},
  year={2008}
}
Generating a detailed, memory-based description of a non-verbal perceptual stimulus can impair later recognition of that stimulus—an effect termed verbal overshadowing (VO). After viewing a face for 10 seconds, half the participants wrote a description of it; the others completed an unrelated task. Participants then either imagined their proximal or distant future, or completed an unrelated task. Following a recognition test for the face previously presented, all the 75 participants attempted… CONTINUE READING

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