Recall, Recognition and Priming Characteristics of Middle School Students with Depressive Symptoms


A Tversky’s experiment paradigm was used to explore the social cognitive processing of middle school students with depressive symptoms. The results showed 1) there was no significant difference in the recall of social information processing between experimental and control group; 2) the recognition of social information processing related to the level of processing; 3) the negative priming of social information processing was caused by negative biases of processing of negative items and the neutral items. These findings reveal that there would be negative biases of recall, recognition and priming in middle school students with depressive symptoms.

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Guang, Y. , Zhang, D. and Feng, Z. (2015) Recall, Recognition and Priming Characteristics of Middle School Students with Depressive Symptoms. Psychology, 6, 1756-1773. doi: 10.4236/psych.2015.613172.

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