Super-Memorizers Are Not Super-Recognizers.

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Ramon, M.; Miellet, S.; Dzieciol, A.; Konrad, B.; Dresler, M.; Caldara, R.;
(2016)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE, volume 11, issue 3 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0150972, pmc: PMC4805230
  • Subject: Research Article | Memory | Cognitive Psychology | Anatomy | Learning | Perception | Head | Psychology | Face Recognition | Sensory Perception | Biology and Life Sciences | Cognition | Hippocampus | Neuroscience | Medicine | Brain | Vision | Q | Face | R | Learning and Memory | Social Sciences | Science | Mnemonics | Medicine and Health Sciences | Cognitive Science

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