Education and Retirement Status Moderate Older Adults' False Memory Susceptibility Under Stereotype Threat

Smith, Amy.

Abstract: One study examining the effects of stereotype threat on older adults' false memory susceptibility reported threat-related increases in false memories, whereas another study reported decreases. Both studies used the Deese-Roediger-McDermott (DRM) paradigm but differed in whether or not they provided participants with a warning about DRM errors. We examined whether this warning is the key ... read more

Tufts University. Department of Psychology.
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