Divided attention selectively impairs memory for self-relevant information

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Turk, David J. ; Brady-van den Bos, Mirjam ; Collard, Philip ; Gillespie-Smith, Karri ; Conway, Martin A. ; Cunningham, Sheila J. (2012)

Information that is relevant to oneself tends to be remembered more than information that relates to other people, but the role of attention in eliciting this "self-reference effect" is unclear. In the present study, we assessed the importance of attention in self-refer... View more
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