Visual memory

False memories when viewing overlapping scenes

Humans can memorize and later recognize many objects and complex scenes. In this study, we prepared large photographs and presented participants with only partial views to test the fidelity of their memories. The unpresented parts of the photographs …

False memories for scenes using the DRM paradigm

People are remarkably good at remembering photographs. To further investigate the nature of the stored representations and the fidelity of human memories, it would be useful to evaluate the visual similarity of stimuli presented in experiments. Here, …

Maximal visual memory

Can we memorize images in great detail?