Renée K Biss

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Affiliation: University of Toronto
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Interference from previous distraction disrupts older adults' memory
    Renée K Biss
    Department of Psychology, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 68:558-61. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Distraction can reduce age-related forgetting
    Renée K Biss
    Department of Psychology, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Psychol Sci 24:448-55. 2013
  3. pmc Happy as a lark: morning-type younger and older adults are higher in positive affect
    Renée K Biss
    Department of Psychology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada and Rotman Research Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Emotion 12:437-41. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Delighted and distracted: positive affect increases priming for irrelevant information
    Renée K Biss
    Department of Psychology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Emotion 11:1474-8. 2011

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Publications4

  1. doi request reprint Interference from previous distraction disrupts older adults' memory
    Renée K Biss
    Department of Psychology, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 68:558-61. 2013
    ..Here, the researchers examined whether prior irrelevant information, or distraction, can also interfere with older adults' memory for new information...
  2. doi request reprint Distraction can reduce age-related forgetting
    Renée K Biss
    Department of Psychology, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Psychol Sci 24:448-55. 2013
    ..Exposure to distraction may serve as a rehearsal episode for older adults, and thus as a method by which general distractibility may be co-opted to boost memory...
  3. pmc Happy as a lark: morning-type younger and older adults are higher in positive affect
    Renée K Biss
    Department of Psychology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada and Rotman Research Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Emotion 12:437-41. 2012
    ..Morningness partially mediated the association between age and positive affect, suggesting that greater morningness tendencies among older adults may contribute to their improved well-being relative to younger adults...
  4. doi request reprint Delighted and distracted: positive affect increases priming for irrelevant information
    Renée K Biss
    Department of Psychology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Emotion 11:1474-8. 2011
    ..These findings are consistent with the view that positive mood broadens attention to include encoding of irrelevant information in the environment, and this can impact subsequent performance...