The Effect of Cue Media on Recollections

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dc.contributor.author van den Hoven, Elise
dc.contributor.author Eggen, Berry
dc.date.accessioned 2009-06-03T10:11:45Z
dc.date.available 2009-06-03T10:11:45Z
dc.date.issued 2009
dc.identifier.citation van den Hoven, E. (2009). The Effect of Cue Media on Recollections. Human Technology, Volume 5 (1), pp. 47-67. URN: NBN:fi:jyu-20094141410. Retrieved from http://www.humantechnology.jyu.fi
dc.identifier.issn 1795-6889
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/20233
dc.description.abstract External cognition concerns knowledge that is embedded in our everyday lives and environment. One type of knowledge is memories, recollections of events that occurred in the past. So how do we remember them? One way this can be done is through cuing and reconstructing. These cues can be internal, in our minds, or in our everyday environment. In this paper we look at memory cues in our environment by comparing the effect of cue modality (odor, physical artifact, photo, sound, and video) on the number of memory details people had from a unique one-day real-life event. Contrary to expectation, the no-cue condition (in effect, only a question asking the participants to write down their memories) created on average significantly more memory-details than the cued conditions. en
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher University of Jyväskylä, Agora Center
dc.relation.ispartofseries Human Technology: An Interdisciplinary Journal on Humans in ICT Environments
dc.relation.uri http://www.humantechnology.jyu.fi
dc.rights © 2009 Elise van den Hoven & Berry Eggen, and the Agora Center, University of Jyväskylä
dc.subject.other external cognition en
dc.subject.other autobiographical memory en
dc.subject.other augmented memory system en
dc.title The Effect of Cue Media on Recollections
dc.type Article
dc.identifier.urn URN:NBN:fi:jyu-20094141410

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