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Testing Memories of Personally Experienced Events: The Testing Effect Seems Not to Persist in Autobiographical Memory

Emmerdinger, Kathrin J. and Kuhbandner, Christof (2018) Testing Memories of Personally Experienced Events: The Testing Effect Seems Not to Persist in Autobiographical Memory. Frontiers in Psychology 9 (810), pp. 1-10.

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Other URL: http://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2018.00810, https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fpsyg.2018.00810/full


Abstract

Numerous studies have shown that retrieving contents from memory in a test improves long-term retention for those contents, even when compared to restudying (i.e., the “testing effect”). The beneficial effect of retrieval practice has been demonstrated for many different types of memory representations; however, one particularly important memory system has not been addressed in previous testing ...

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Item type:Article
Date:24 May 2018
Institutions:Psychology and Pedagogy > Institut für Psychologie > Alumni or Retired Professors > Lehrstuhl für Psychologie VI (Pädagogische Psychologie und Medienpsychologie) - Prof. Dr. Christof Kuhbandner
Projects:Open Access Publizieren (DFG)
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10.3389/fpsyg.2018.00810DOI
Keywords:testing effect, retrieval practice, autobiographical memory, personal memory, long-term memory, hypermnesia, emotional memory
Dewey Decimal Classification:100 Philosophy & psychology > 150 Psychology
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:37426
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