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Yaniv Mama
Ariel University
17Publications
6H-index
103Citations
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Published on Nov 1, 2019in Accident Analysis & Prevention3.06
Assaf Botzer2
Estimated H-index: 2
(Ariel University),
Oren Musicant9
Estimated H-index: 9
(Ariel University),
Yaniv Mama6
Estimated H-index: 6
(Ariel University)
Abstract Drivers with higher proportion of hard braking events have greater potential to be involved in an accident. In this study, we tested if hard braking events might be accounted for by drivers' hazard perception (HP) ability. Our investigation was based on an original approach. Usually, researchers define hard braking according to a single deceleration threshold (e.g., g
Published on Jan 2, 2019in Neuropsychological Rehabilitation2.67
Michal Icht7
Estimated H-index: 7
(Ariel University),
Orly Bergerzon-Biton1
Estimated H-index: 1
,
Yaniv Mama6
Estimated H-index: 6
(Ariel University)
ABSTRACTPeople show better memory for words read aloud relative to words read silently, the Production Effect (PE). Vocalisation at study makes the produced (aloud) words more distinct than the non-produced (silent) words, hence more memorable. Such encoding distinctiveness is related to the additional processing of aloud words that is later used during retrieval. This study investigated the PE in dysarthric adults, characterised by speech production difficulties. Their memory performance (recog...
Published on May 28, 2018in Memory1.71
Yaniv Mama6
Estimated H-index: 6
(Ariel University),
Michal Icht7
Estimated H-index: 7
(Ariel University)
ABSTRACTThe Production Effect (PE) represents superior memory for produced (read aloud) relative to non-produced (silently read) items. Another method of improving memory is taking a test on the study material – the Testing Effect. We evaluated the combined influence of both effects on free recall memory, using delayed vocal production, in which study words were vocally produced only after their disappearance. Such procedure involves an initial instant test since participants had to vocally retr...
Published on Apr 1, 2018in Acta Psychologica1.59
Yaniv Mama6
Estimated H-index: 6
(Ariel University),
Leah Fostick14
Estimated H-index: 14
(Ariel University),
Michal Icht7
Estimated H-index: 7
(Ariel University)
Abstract The presence of background noise has been previously shown to disrupt cognitive performance, especially memory. The amount of interference is derived from the acoustic characteristics of the noise; energetic vs. informational, steady-state vs. fluctuating. However, the literature is inconsistent concerning the effects of different types of noise on long-term memory free recall. In the present study, we tested the impact of different noises on recall of items that were learned under two ...
Published on Dec 1, 2017in Psychological Science4.90
David Rosenbaum1
Estimated H-index: 1
(TAU: Tel Aviv University),
Yaniv Mama6
Estimated H-index: 6
(Ariel University),
Daniel Algom28
Estimated H-index: 28
(TAU: Tel Aviv University)
Published on Jun 29, 2016in Journal of Visualized Experiments1.11
Moshe Shay Ben-Haim5
Estimated H-index: 5
(TAU: Tel Aviv University),
Paul Williams4
Estimated H-index: 4
(University of Newcastle)
+ 3 AuthorsDaniel Algom28
Estimated H-index: 28
(TAU: Tel Aviv University)
The emotional Stroop effect (ESE) is the result of longer naming latencies to ink colors of emotion words than to ink colors of neutral words. The difference shows that people are affected by the emotional content conveyed by the carrier words even though they are irrelevant to the color-naming task at hand. The ESE has been widely deployed with patient populations, as well as with non-selected populations, because the emotion words can be selected to match the tested pathology. The ESE is a pow...
Published on Jan 2, 2016in Memory1.71
Yaniv Mama6
Estimated H-index: 6
(Ariel University),
Michal Icht7
Estimated H-index: 7
(Ariel University)
The production effect (PE) documents the advantage in memory performance for words that are read aloud during study, rather than words that are read silently. Until now, the PE was examined in the visual modality, as the participants read the study words. In the present study, we extended the PE phenomenon and used the auditory modality at study. This novel methodology provides a critical test of the distinctiveness account. Accordingly, the participants heard the study words and learned them by...
Yaniv Mama6
Estimated H-index: 6
(Ariel University),
Michal Icht7
Estimated H-index: 7
(Ariel University)
The production effect (PE) represents a robust memory phenomenon-the enhancement of memory from reading a word aloud relative to reading it silently (MacLeod, Gopie, Hourihan, Neary, & Ozubko, 2010). In a typical PE experiment, participants are asked to study a list of visually presented words for a later memory test. Half of the words are learned by reading aloud (vocal production) and the remaining half by silent reading (a within-subject design). On a subsequent memory test (recall: Lin & Mac...
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