Affiliation: University of Leicester
- The Red Herring technique: a methodological response to the problem of demand characteristicsCara Laney
University of California, Irvine, CA, USA
Psychol Res 72:362-75. 2008..This "double cross" technique may have widespread uses in psychological research that hopes to conceal its real hypotheses from experimental subjects...
- The persistence of false beliefsCara Laney
University of California Irvine, CA, USA
Acta Psychol (Amst) 129:190-7. 2008..These false beliefs were found to be somewhat weaker than other subjects' true beliefs for the same events. Another novel finding was that the manipulation was sufficiently powerful to affect actual food choices...
- Emotional content of true and false memoriesCara Laney
University of Leicester, UK
Memory 16:500-16. 2008..These results suggest that even substantial emotional content may not reliably indicate memory accuracy...
- Susceptibility to memory distortion: how do we decide it has occurred?Erin K Morris
University of California, Irvine 92697 7085, USA
Am J Psychol 119:255-74. 2006..Comparisons between false memories and true memories could differ, too, depending on how memories are defined...
- Pluto behaving badly: false beliefs and their consequencesShari R Berkowitz
Department of Criminology, Law and Society, University of California, Irvine 92697 7080, USA
Am J Psychol 121:643-60. 2008..These findings are among the first to demonstrate that false beliefs can have repercussions for people, meaning that they can influence their later thoughts, beliefs, and behaviors...
- Effects of discrete emotions on young children's suggestibilityLinda J Levine
Department of Psychology and Social Behavior, University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
Dev Psychol 44:681-94. 2008..Sad children's greater suggestibility is discussed in terms of the differing problem-solving strategies associated with discrete emotions...
- Traumatic memories are not necessarily accurate memoriesCara Laney
Department of Psychology and Social Behavior, University of California, Irvine 92697 7085, USA
Can J Psychiatry 50:823-8. 2005..The fact that a memory report describes a traumatic event does not ensure that the memory is authentic...
- Memory for thematically arousing eventsCara Laney
University of California, Irvine, California, USA
Mem Cognit 32:1149-59. 2004..The data show that emotionality improves memory for all aspects of these events, with no memory narrowing...
- Ripple effects in memory: judgments of moral blame can distort memory for eventsDavid A Pizarro
Department of Psychology, Cornell University, 211 Uris Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
Mem Cognit 34:550-5. 2006..Moreover, the degree of memory distortion was predicted by the degree of moral blame that had been attributed to Frank...
- False beliefs about fattening foods can have healthy consequencesDaniel M Bernstein
University of Washington and Kwantlen University College, Department of Psychology, Box 351525, Seattle, WA 98195-1525, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:13724-31. 2005..More broadly, these results indicate that we can, through suggestion, manipulate nutritional selection and possibly even improve health...