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The Effects of Impulsivity and Planning on Memory

Poster Session VIII - Board: VIII- 101
Saturday, May 29, 2010, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
APS Exhibit Hall

Jason M. Kelsey
University of Nevada, Las Vegas

David Copeland
University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Participants who were rated on a measure of impulsivity were presented words in a survival scenario that required either immediate action or a plan for action. Overall, those scoring low in impulsivity remembered more words, however, this advantage was negated for recall using the immediate context.

Subject Area: Cognitive
Keywords: Human Learning and Memory

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