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Unformatted text preview: • Camp 2 (6,500 m) • Camp 3 (7,100 m) • Basecamp (5,400 m) • Katmandu (1,200 m) • Results: • memory retrieval was unimpaired • ratings of FOK decreased, and remained low 1 week after returning to Katmandu • Conclusions • climbers at extreme altitudes become less confident in their future performance and decision-making • direct and long-lasting effect of hypoxia on brain mechanisms • similar results with individuals on diazepam (Valium) • should take these findings into account when psychologically treating someone on Valium...
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- Fall '09
- Psychology, incubation effect, Katmandu Conclusions, FOK judgments, imminent recall, TOT reports, incomplete activation