Charlie Brown Versus Snow White: The Effects of Descriptiveness on Young and Older Adults' Retrieval of Proper Names
in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B
July 2007; p ublished online July 2007 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing; Geriatric Medicine. 5878 words.
The nondescriptive nature of proper names has been suggested as one reason that people experience particular difficulty learning and recalling names. This experiment tested whether the...
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January 2009; p ublished online October 2008 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Neurology; Neuroscience. 7067 words.
Patients who confabulate retrieve personal habits, repeated events or over-learned information and mistake them for actually experienced, specific unique events. Although some hypotheses...