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dc.contributor.authorRhodes, Sinead Maire-
dc.contributor.authorDonaldson, David-
dc.date.accessioned2013-06-08T22:56:08Z-
dc.date.available2013-06-08T22:56:08Z-
dc.date.issued2008-01-15-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1893/376-
dc.description.abstractEpisodic memory depends upon multiple processes, including familiarity and recollection. Although associative recognition tasks are traditionally viewed as requiring recollection, recent research suggests a role for familiarity if to-be-remembered stimuli are perceived as unitized. Here we use Event-Related Potentials (ERPs) to examine the relationship between stimulus properties and encoding strategy on the engagement of familiarity during associative recognition. Participants studied word-pairs containing an association (e.g. traffic-jam) or an unassociated semantic relationship (e.g. violin-guitar), using either item or interactive imagery. At test, participants were required to recognize if word-pairs were presented in the same pairing as study, were rearranged, or new. We hypothesized that adopting a strategy of interactive imagery during encoding (i.e. encouraging unitization) would enhance familiarity for unassociated word-pairs, but would have no effect on association pairs because they are already perceived as unitized. As expected, overall recognition performance was better for word-pairs encoded with interactive imagery, and for association than semantic word-pairs. ERPs recorded at test revealed an interaction between encoding strategy and stimulus properties. Association word-pairs elicited similar bilateral frontal (familiarity) and left parietal recollection) old/new effects following item and interactive imagery. By contrast, for semantic word-pairs, the left parietal effect was equivalent across conditions, but the bilateral frontal effect was enhanced for the interactive imagery condition. The ERP results suggest that an encoding strategy of interactive imagery can enhance familiarity during associative recognition, but this effect is ultimately dependent on the properties of the stimuli to-be-remembered and the nature of the representations that underlie them.en_UK
dc.language.isoen-
dc.publisherElsevier-
dc.relationRhodes SM & Donaldson D (2008) Electrophysiological evidence for the effect of interactive imagery on episodic memory: Encouraging familiarity for non-unitized stimuli during associative recognition, NeuroImage, 39 (2), pp. 873-884.-
dc.rightsPublished in Neuroimage by Elsevier-
dc.subjectEpisodic memoryen_UK
dc.subjectAssociationen_UK
dc.subjectSemantic memoryen_UK
dc.subjectAssociative recognitionen_UK
dc.subjectFamiliarityen_UK
dc.subjectRecollectionen_UK
dc.subjectEncodingen_UK
dc.subjectImageryen_UK
dc.subjectUnitizationen_UK
dc.subjectERPsen_UK
dc.subject.lcshEvoked potentials (Electrophysiology)-
dc.subject.lcshMemory-
dc.subject.lcshRecognition (Psychology)-
dc.subject.lcshImagery (Psychology)-
dc.titleElectrophysiological evidence for the effect of interactive imagery on episodic memory: Encouraging familiarity for non-unitized stimuli during associative recognitionen_UK
dc.typeJournal Articleen_UK
dc.identifier.doihttp://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2007.08.041-
dc.citation.jtitleNeuroImage-
dc.citation.issn1053-8119-
dc.citation.volume39-
dc.citation.issue2-
dc.citation.spage873-
dc.citation.epage884-
dc.citation.publicationstatusPublished-
dc.citation.peerreviewedRefereed-
dc.type.statusPost-print (author final draft post-refereeing)-
dc.citation.date04/09/2007-
dc.contributor.affiliationPsychology-
dc.contributor.affiliationPsychology-
dc.identifier.isi000251634400030-
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