TITLE

Reconstructive memory in the dating of personal and public news events

AUTHOR(S)
Larsen, Steen F.; Thompson, Charles P.
PUB. DATE
November 1995
SOURCE
Memory & Cognition;Nov95, Vol. 23 Issue 6, p780
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Investigates mechanisms affecting memory for the dates of events selected and recorded by subjects in diaries. Comparison of retention time for personal and public events; Day-of-the-week (DOW) accuracy; High DOW accuracy for events with personal context; Memory reconstruction based on a reference to a temporal week schema based on personal experiences.
ACCESSION #
9601122416

 

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