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Memory for orientation in the natural environment

Abstract:

Previous work has demonstrated that memory for information to which people have been exposed for a prolonged period in everyday life may be very poor. One interpretation of such findings is that we tend to remember only information that is likely to be of future functional relevance. However, it is also noticeable that previous investigations have in general studied memory concerning artefacts of arbitrary design rather than the natural environment. As the product of an evolutionary process, ...

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Journal:
APPLIED COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY
Volume:
11
Issue:
4
Pages:
279-288
Publication date:
1997-08-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1099-0720
ISSN:
0888-4080
URN:
uuid:2d475acf-e6f7-4b38-9449-7041b9f838d5
Source identifiers:
7199
Local pid:
pubs:7199
Language:
English

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