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Context-Dependent Memory

Can artificially-created environments (contexts) displayed by a computer provide useful cues for aiding human memory?

Researchers Tom Banton, Jeanine Stefanucci

Collaborators Randy Pausch and the Stage3 Research Group

Reinstating context, effects of abstract contexts, effecting mood with context

Publications Tan, D.S., Stefanucci, J.K., Proffitt, D.R., Pausch, R. (2002). Kinesthesis Aids Human Memory. Short paper at CHI 2002 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Minneapolis, MN.
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Stefanucci, J. K., Downs, T. H., Snyder, A. P., Downs, J. H., Proffitt, D.R. (2002). Context-dependent memory engages a frontal-parietal-occipital network. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, San Francisco, CA.

Stefanucci, J. K., & Proffitt, D. R. (2002). Providing distinctive cues to augment human memory. Poster presented at the 24th Annual meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, Fairfax, VA.
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Tan, D.S., Stefanucci, J.K., Proffitt, D.R., Pausch, R. (2001) The Infocockpit: Providing Location and Place to Aid Human Memory. Workshop on Perceptive User Interfaces 2001, Orlando, Florida.


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