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Gómez-Ariza, Carlos J.; del Prete, Francesco; Prieto del Val, Laura; Valle, Tania; Bajo, M. Teresa; Fernandez, Angel – Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 2017
The hypothesis that reduced accessibility to relevant information can negatively affect problem solving in a remote associate test (RAT) was tested by using, immediately before the RAT, a retrieval practice procedure to hinder access to target solutions. The results of 2 experiments clearly showed that, relative to baseline, target words that had…
Descriptors: Memory, Inhibition, Problem Solving, Creative Thinking