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Retrieval-induced forgetting for person-specific information
(University of St Andrews, 2005) - Thesis
Recent research has shown heightened interest in the potential role of inhibitory mechanisms in solving the multiple category problem associated with processing person-specific information. Inhibition has been proposed to ...
Inhibitory processes in the misinformation effect : negative consequences of an adaptive process
(University of St Andrews, 2004) - Thesis
Recent research has suggested the seemingly ironic possibility that in order to be able to remember effectively, we must be able to forget. Despite the fact that forgetting is typically conceived of as a wholly negative ...
Poor readers' use of orthographic information in reading, memory and phonological tasks
(University of St Andrews, 2002) - Thesis
This thesis examined the abilities of 10-12 year old poor readers and reading age controls in phonological processing, printed word learning, reading and memory based tasks. It was found that the poor readers showed little ...