Volume 3, Issue 1 And 2 (Spring & Summer 2001)                   Advances in Cognitive Sciences 2001, 3(1 And 2): 1-8 | Back to browse issues page

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Two experiments investigated the false memory effect (the Deese - Roediger - McDermott paradigm) among the Iranian population. In experiment 1, subjects studied list of semantically associated words. In experiment 2 which was an extension of the afore - mentioned paradigm, lists of linedrawings of semantically associated words were presented. In both experiments, a high rate of false recall and false recognition was observed. The findings suggest that a) - the effect is replicable among the Iranian population and b) - it can be generalized to pictorial stimuli. The results are discussed in terms of the network theories.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2000/11/21 | Accepted: 2001/01/20 | Published: 2001/03/21