Despite popular belief, our memory doesn't work like a video recorder, that simply plays back what it taped before.

When we remember, we form fragments that we experienced into a memory or something that feels like a memory.

Remembering is a creative process

In the DRM task now, subjects are presented with lists of semantically related words (e.g., nurse, hospital, etc.) and afer a delay are asked to recall or recognize these words.

Cold-Doctor-Mountain-King-Needle-Spider-Sweet-Bread-Music-Sleep-Chair-Foot-High-Fruit- Lure Word: Anger

Word List #1

FEAR
TEMPER
HATRED
FURY
HAPPY
ENRAGE
EMOTION
RAGE
HATE
MEAN
IRE
MAD
WRATH
CALM
FIGHT

Cold-Doctor-Mountain-King-Needle-Spider-Sweet-Bread-Music-Sleep-Chair-Foot-High-Anger- Lure Word: Fruit

Word List #2

RIPE
CITRUS
VEGETABLE
JUICE
COCKTAIL
BANANA
ORANGE
BASKET
BOWL
SALAD
BERRY
KIWI
PEAR
APPLE
CHERRY

Cold-Doctor-Mountain-King-Needle-Spider-Sweet-Bread-Music-Sleep-Chair-Foot-Fruit-Anger- Lure Word: High

Word List #3

SKY
DIVE
BUILDING
UP
LOW
OVERvABOVE
TALL
NOON
AIRPLANE
ELEVATE
JUMP
TOWER
CLOUDS
CLIFF

Cold-Doctor-Mountain-King-Needle-Spider-Sweet-Bread-Music-Sleep-Chair-High-Fruit-Anger- Lure Word: Foot

Word List #4

HAND
SMELL
TOE
WALK
KICK
ANKLE
INCH
MOUTH
SANDALS
ARM
YARD
SOCK
BOOT
SOCCER
SHOE

Cold-Doctor-Mountain-King-Needle-Spider-Sweet-Bread-Music-Sleep-Foot-High-Fruit-Anger- Lure Word: Chair

Word List #5

DESK
CUSHION
COUCH
BENCH
SIT
SWIVEL
SOFA
RECLINER
ROCKING
SITTING
LEGS
TABLE
SEAT
WOOD
STOOL

Cold-Doctor-Mountain-King-Needle-Spider-Sweet-Bread-Music-Chair-Foot-High-Fruit-Anger- Lure Word: Sleep

Word List #6

REST
BED
NAP
PEACE
DROWSY
BLANKET
DOZE
TIRED
AWAKE
SNOOZE
YAWN
SLUMBER
SNORE
WAKE
DREAM

Cold-Doctor-Mountain-King-Needle-Spider-Sweet-Bread-Sleep-Chair-Foot-High-Fruit-Anger- Lure Word: Music

Word List #7

JAZZ
HORN
CONCERT
ORCHESTRA
RHYTHM
SING
PIANO
BAND
NOTE
INSTRUMENT
ART
SOUND
SYMPHONY
RADIO
MELODY

Cold-Doctor-Mountain-King-Needle-Spider-Sweet-Music-Sleep-Chair-Foot-High-Fruit-Anger- Lure Word: Bread

Word List #8

FLOUR
TOAST
JAM
MILK
RYE
LOAF
SANDWICH
EAT
BUTTER
SLICE
DOUGH
CRUST
FOOD
WINE
JELLY

Cold-Doctor-Mountain-King-Needle-Spider-Bread-Music-Sleep-Chair-Foot-High-Fruit-Anger- Lure Word: Sweet

Word List #9

SODA
HEART
TOOTH
TART
TASTE
SOUR
BITTER
GOOD
SUGAR
CANDY
NICE
CAKE
PIE
CHOCOLATE
HONEY

Cold-Doctor-Mountain-King-Needle-Sweet-Bread-Music-Sleep-Chair-Foot-High-Fruit-Anger- Lure Word: Spider

Word List #10

FLY
INSECT
ANIMAL
UGLY
TARANTULA
POISON
BUG
BITE
FEELERS
CREEPY
WEB
ARACHNID
SMALL
FRIGHT
CRAWL

Cold-Doctor-Mountain-King-Spider-Sweet-Bread-Music-Sleep-Chair-Foot-High-Fruit-Anger- Lure Word: Needle

Word List #11

THREAD
POINT
CLOTH
SHARP
PIN
EYE
HURT
KNITTING
SEWING
INJECTION
SYRINGE
PRICK
THORN
THIMBLE
HAYSTACK

Cold-Doctor-Mountain-Needle-Spider-Sweet-Bread-Music-Sleep-Chair-Foot-High-Fruit-Anger- Lure Word: King

Word List #12

PALACE
CROWN
DICTATOR
THRONE
CHESS
GEORGE
QUEEN
RULE
LEADER
SUBJECTS
MONARCH
ROYAL
REIGN
PRINCE
ENGLAND

Cold-Doctor-King-Needle-Spider-Sweet-Bread-Music-Sleep-Chair-Foot-High-Fruit-Anger- Lure Word: Mountain

Word List #13

CLIMBER
VALLEY
SUMMIT
PLAIN
HILL
BIKE
PEAK
SKI
MOLEHILL
GOAT
GLACIER
STEEP
CLIMB
RANGE
TOP

Cold-Mountain-King-Needle-Spider-Sweet-Bread-Music-Sleep-Chair-Foot-High-Fruit-Anger- Lure Word: Doctor

Word List #14

LAWYER
CLINIC
HEALTH
MEDICINE
SICK
STETHOSCOPE
CURE
NURSE
SURGEON
PATIENT
HOSPITAL
DENTIST
PHYSICIAN
ILL
OFFICE

Doctor-Mountain-King-Needle-Spider-Sweet-Bread-Music-Sleep-Chair-Foot-High-Fruit-Anger- Lure Word: Cold

Word List #15

CHILLY
HOT
WET
WINTER
FREEZE
FRIGID
HEAT
SNOW
ARCTIC
AIR
WEATHER
SHIVER
ICE
FROST
WARM

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