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Letter to the editor

Citation
Donaldson D & Curran T (2007) Letter to the editor. NeuroImage, 36 (2), pp. 488-489. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2006.12.049

Abstract
In the current issue of NeuroImage (Vol 36, 2007), two Event-Related Potential (ERP) studies of recognition memory for faces are published back-to-back (Curran and Hancock, and MacKenzie and Donaldson). Both studies suggest that qualitatively distinct retrieval processes support recognition, consistent with “dual-process” models of recognition memory. However, the studies do so on the basis of apparently different results, a discrepancy that is surprising given the similarity of their designs. Here we place the studies in context, and highlight potential reasons for the discrepancy.

Keywords
Memory; Faces; Recollection; Familiarity; Neural; ERPs; Evoked potentials (Electrophysiology); Memory Recognition (Psychology); Memory Recollection (Psychology); Face perception

Journal
NeuroImage: Volume 36, Issue 2

StatusPublished
Author(s)Donaldson, David; Curran, Tim
Publication date30/06/2007
URLhttp://hdl.handle.net/1893/384
PublisherElsevier
ISSN1053-8119
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