With Sadness Comes Accuracy; With Happiness, False Memory

@article{Storbeck2005WithSC,
  title={With Sadness Comes Accuracy; With Happiness, False Memory},
  author={Justin Storbeck and Gerald L. Clore},
  journal={Psychological Science},
  year={2005},
  volume={16},
  pages={785 - 791}
}
The Deese-Roediger-McDermott paradigm lures people to produce false memories. Two experiments examined whether induced positive or negative moods would influence this false memory effect. The affect-as-information hypothesis predicts that, on the one hand, positive affective cues experienced as task-relevant feedback encourage relational processing during encoding, which should enhance false memory effects. On the other hand, negative affective cues are hypothesized to encourage item-specific… 

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