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Title: The role of cognitive control in memory retrieval : applications to schizotypy and schizophrenia
Author: Doidge, Amie N.
ISNI:       0000 0004 5915 1188
Awarding Body: Cardiff University
Current Institution: Cardiff University
Date of Award: 2015
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Individuals with schizophrenia have memory impairments. The experiments in this thesis were designed to determine whether these impairments arise from failures of cognitive control operations. Specifically, these experiments examined whether differences in target and non-target left-parietal old/new effects – a proposed neural correlate of strategic control over recollection - are predicted by schizotypy and/or schizophrenia symptomology. Correlations between schizotypy measures or symptom scores and how well people exercise control over retrieval of relevant information would point to one locus for memory problems associated with schizophrenia.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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Keywords: BF Psychology