Psychological Science Agenda
SCIENCE BRIEFSWendy A. Suzuki, PhD
Associative memory is defined as the ability to learn and remember the relationship between unrelated items such as the name of someone we have just met or the aroma of a particular perfume.
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By Suzanne Wandersman
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By Merry Bullock, PhD
- Evaluating the U.S. Naturalization Test Redesign
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By Monica Ulewicz
- February 2005 Announcements
Call for Nominations: APA Distinguished Science Awards; Advanced Statistical Training in Psychology (ASTP) Program Accepting Applications; Call for Nominations: Meritorious Research Service Commendation; 2005 Academic Career Workshops; Closing Date Extended for National Science Foundation Rotator Recruitments; Summer Research Fellowships in Counterintelligence; National Science Foundation Names David Lightfoot as New Assistant Director for Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences; NAS Honors Schacter for Major Contributions to Science
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