RESPONSE BIAS SHIFT FOR POSITIVE WORDS IN OLDER ADULTS IN A SURPRISE RECOGNITION MEMORY TASK: AN INCIDENTAL ENCODING STUDY

2017-01-01
KAYNAK, HANDE
Gökçay, Didem
Introduction: Although the advantages of positive words on memory enhancement have been documented, the specific effects of the two prominent emotional dimensions (valence and arousal) under incidental encoding require further investigation. The objective is to study memory accuracy and response bias for positive/negative and highly/medium arousing words in a surprise old/new recognition memory paradigm under incidental encoding.