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ERIC Number: EJ783117
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Jan
Pages: 18
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 0
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ISSN: ISSN-0278-7393
Binding of Multidimensional Context Information as a Distinctive Characteristic of Remember Judgments
Meiser, Thorsten; Sattler, Christine; Weisser, Kerstin
Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, v34 n1 p32-49 Jan 2008
This research investigated the cognitive processes underlying remember-know judgments in terms of contextual binding in multidimensional source memory. Stochastic dependence between the retrieval of different context attributes, which formed the empirical criterion of binding, was observed for remembered items but not for known items. Experiment 1 showed that the qualitative difference in the stochastic relation holds even if quantitative source-memory performance is equated for items with remember and know judgments. Experiment 2 generalized the findings to context information from different modalities, and Experiment 3 ruled out a spurious stochastic dependence due to interindividual differences. Supporting recent dual-process models of remember-know judgments, the findings show that remember and know judgments differ with respect to binding processes that correspond to episodic recollection.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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