publication . Article . Other literature type . 2008

Directed forgetting of complex pictures in an item method paradigm.

Anne Hauswald; Johanna Kissler;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Nov 2008
  • Country: Germany
Abstract
An item-cued directed forgetting paradigm was used to investigate the ability to control episodic memory and selectively encode complex coloured pictures. A series of photographs was presented to 21 participants who were instructed to either remember or forget each picture after it was presented. Memory performance was later tested with a recognition task where all presented items had to be retrieved, regardless of the initial instructions. A directed forgetting effect that is, better recognition of "to-be-remembered" than of "to-be-forgotten" pictures was observed, although its size was smaller than previously reported for words or line drawings. The magnitude ...
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Medical Subject Headings: behavioral disciplines and activities
free text keywords: Directed forgetting, Item method, Complex pictures, childhood stress, Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous), General Psychology, ddc:150, Developmental psychology, Retrieval-induced forgetting, Cognition, Forgetting, Motivated forgetting, Line drawings, Episodic memory, Dissociative, medicine.drug_class, medicine, Cognitive psychology, Psychology, Memoria
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