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Role of context in episodic memory: Evidence of selective facilitation in congruent environmental contexts in humans

Roche, R.A.P. and Moore, J.L. and Cassidy, S. and Boll, S. (2006) Role of context in episodic memory: Evidence of selective facilitation in congruent environmental contexts in humans. The Irish Journal of Medical Science, 175 (3). p. 86.

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Abstract

The contribution of contextual factors on learning and memory has been well established, and it has been repeately shown that returning a participant to the context in which information was learned results in a facilitation for the recall of that information, while changing context can impair recall.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Context; Episodic; Memory;
Academic Unit: Faculty of Science and Engineering > Psychology
Item ID: 1012
Depositing User: Richard Roche
Date Deposited: 26 May 2008
Journal or Publication Title: The Irish Journal of Medical Science
Publisher: Springer
Refereed: Yes
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