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Unformatted text preview: Jorge Ruz-Mora email@example.com 954-495-4855 Z#:23042616 Dr. James Jakubow 1 November 2009 Article: The Influence of Memory on Perception: Its Not What Things Look Like, Its What You Call Them Authors: Holger Mitterer Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics Jorn M. Horschig Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics and Maastricht University Jochen Musseler Aachen University Asifa Majid Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition 2009, Vol. 35, No. 6, 15571562 Introduction This experiment was performed to determine if a person's knowledge of the world influences on how that person perceives the world. The researches wanted to see if declarative memory or perceptual memory influences perspectives of the world. The researchers used Dutch and German volunteers because in Germany the middle light in a traffic light is called yellow in German and in the Netherlands the middle light in a traffic light is called orange in Dutch. They wanted to see if all Dutch were going to call the light in a traffic light is called orange in Dutch....
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