Effects of saccadic bilateral eye movements on episodic and semantic autobiographical memory fluency.

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Parker, Andrew; Parkin, Adam; Dagnall, Neil;
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Journal: Frontiers in Human Neuroscience,volume 7 (issn: 1662-5161, eissn: 1662-5161)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2013.00630, pmc: PMC3783856
  • Subject: bilateral eye movements | episodic memory | autobiographical memory | Neuroscience | hemispheric interaction | memory fluency | Original Research | semantic memory

Performing a sequence of fast saccadic horizontal eye movements has been shown to facilitate performance on a range of cognitive tasks, including the retrieval of episodic memories. One explanation for these effects is based on the hypothesis that saccadic eye movements... View more
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