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...
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...