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cue dependence theory
retrieval od long-term memories depends on adequate retrieval cues
context-dependent memory
the tendency for recall to be best when the enviormenrtal context present during the encoding of a memory is also present during attmepts to retrieve it (scuba divers)
state-dependent memory
the effect on recall of the similarity between a person's internal state during encoding and during recall (ex emotions(mood dependent memory), physical activity, or alcohol)
mood-congruent memory
the broader tendency to recall memories that ate consitant with ones mood
hugo munsterberg
said that eyewhitness testimony is not always accurate due to the inperfections of the human memory (father pagano)
William Stern
said that children are worse then adults at eyewhitness testimony becuae they are easily suseptable to leading questions. Questions should be done by a neutral party.
important factors in eyewhitness testimony
confidence about memories may not mean they are true for hypmotized people may be more confident but not more accurate