Psychological Science Agenda

A publication of the Science Directorate
April 2008 |Vol. 22, No. 4

SCIENCE BRIEFS

Memory Attribution: Deliberating About Memories

By Ian Dobbins, PhD

The mechanisms that influence the mapping between memory evidence and actions or judgments are often termed “decision criteria,” and to understand the significance of decision criteria it is useful to examine a simple model of recognition judgments termed Signal Detection Theory (SDT).

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  • April 2008 Announcements
    Application Deadlines Approach for APA Advanced Training Institutes; Grants Available for Scientific Conferences, Proposals Invited; Announcing the 2008 APF/COGDOP Graduate Research Scholarships; Minority Fellowship Program Schedules Summer Institute; Funding Announcement for Weight Control Research with Young Adults; Quantitative Training for Underrepresented Groups August 11-13, 2008; National Heart Lung & Blood Institute Requests Information on Translating Basic Behavioral Research