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Describe the tip-of-the-tongue phenomenon

tip-of-the-tongue phenomenon—the temporary inability to remember something you know, accompanied by a feeling that it’s just out of reach.

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What is a retrieval cue?

retrieval cues—stimuli that help gain
access to memories, such as hints, related information, or partial recollections.

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What is a context cue?

 

Trying to recall an event by putting yourself back
in the context in which it occurred involves working with context cues to aid retrieval.

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What is the misinformation effect

The misinformation effect occurs when participants’ recall of an event they
witnessed is altered by introducing misleading post-event information.

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What is source monitoring?

source
monitoring—the process of making inferences about the origins of memories.

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What is a source monitoring error?

A source-monitoring error
occurs when a memory derived from one source is misattributed to another source.

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