Effects of Context and Age on Feeling of Knowing (FOK) Judgments

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dc.contributor Merrill, Ed
dc.contributor Black, Sheila
dc.contributor Allen, Rebecca S
dc.contributor Barth, Joan
dc.contributor.advisor McDonough, Ian M
dc.contributor.author Enam, Tasnuva
dc.date.accessioned 2022-04-13T20:34:21Z
dc.date.available 2022-04-13T20:34:21Z
dc.date.issued 2020
dc.identifier.other http://purl.lib.ua.edu/182115
dc.identifier.other u0015_0000001_0004268
dc.identifier.other Enam_alatus_0004D_14202
dc.identifier.uri https://ir.ua.edu/handle/123456789/8447
dc.description Electronic Thesis or Dissertation
dc.description.abstract In two experiments we wanted to examine how does age and context influence FOK ratings and recognition memory. In Experiment 1 we found age and context have no influence on FOK and recognition memory but influences subjective memory ratings such as recollection and familiarity to a greater extent. Older adults specifically seem to have higher subjective ratings for recollection and familiarity between old and new scenes compared to younger adults. In Experiment 2, explicit instruction was added to draw attention away from context. We found with explicit instruction, older adults have higher ratings overall for FOK judgments and higher subjective memory ratings for recollection and familiarity compared to younger adults. Results may help us to understand how FOK judgments are made as we age in addition to importance of contextual information in subjective memory in aging.
dc.format.medium electronic
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language English
dc.language.iso en_US
dc.publisher University of Alabama Libraries
dc.relation.ispartof The University of Alabama Electronic Theses and Dissertations
dc.relation.ispartof The University of Alabama Libraries Digital Collections
dc.relation.hasversion born digital
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dc.title Effects of Context and Age on Feeling of Knowing (FOK) Judgments
dc.type thesis
dc.type text
etdms.degree.department University of Alabama. Department of Psychology
etdms.degree.discipline Cognitive psychology
etdms.degree.grantor The University of Alabama
etdms.degree.level doctoral
etdms.degree.name Ph.D.


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