DanielBernstein CV11-2013b


False Memory

Scoboria, A., Mazzoni, G., Jarry, J., & Bernstein, D.M. (2012).  Personalized, not general, suggestion affects false memory and suggestion-consistent behavior. Acta Psychologica, 139, 225-232. doi:10.1016/j.actpsy.2011.10.008.

Strange, D., Garry, M., Bernstein, D.M., & Lindsay, D.S. (2011). Photographs cause false memories for the news. Acta Psychologica. doi: 10.1016/j.actpsy.2010.10.006.

Bernstein, D.M., Pernat, L.M.N., & Loftus, E.F. (2011). The false memory diet: false memories alter food preferences. In V.R. Preedy et al. (eds.), Handbook of Behavior, Food and Nutrition, doi: 10.1007/978-0-387-92271-3_107.

Bernstein, D.M., Godfrey, D.R., & Loftus, E.F. (2009). False Memories: The role of plausibility and autobiographical belief. In K. Markman, W. Klein, & J. Suhr (Eds.). Handbook of Imagination and Mental Stimulation (pp. 89-102). New York: Psychology Press.

Bernstein. D.M. & Loftus, E. F. (2009). How to tell if a particular memory is true or false. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 4, 370-374.

Bernstein, D.M., & Loftus, E.F. (2009). The consequences of false memory for food preferences and choices. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 4, 135-139.

Geraerts, E., Bernstein, D.M., Merckelbach, H., Linders, C., Raymaekers, L., Loftus E.F. (2008). Lasting false beliefs and their behavioral consequences. Psychological Science, 19(8), 749-753.

Laney, C., Fowler, N.B., Nelson, K.J., Bernstein, D.M., & Loftus, E.F. (2008). The persistence of false beliefs. Acta Psychologica, 129, 190-197.

Laney, C. Morris, E.K., Bernstein, D.M., Wakefield, B.M., & Loftus, E.F. (2008). Asparagus, a love story. Healthier eating could be just a false memory away. Experimental Psychology. DOI 10.1027/1618-3169.55.5.291.

Morris, E.K., Laney, C., Loftus, E.F. & Bernstein, D.M. (2008) Susceptibility to Memory Distortion: How Do We Decide It Has Occurred? The American Journal of Psychology. 119 (2) 255-274.

Laney, C., Kaasa, S.O., Morris, E.K., Berkowitz, S.R., Bernstein, D.M., & Loftus, E.F. (2008). The red herring technique: a methodological response to the problem of demand characteristics. Psychological Research. DOI 10.1007/s00426-007-0122-6.

Bernstein, D.M., Laney, C., Morris, E.K., & Loftus, E.F. (2005). False beliefs about fattening foods can have healthy consequences. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 102, 13724-13731.

Bernstein, D.M., Laney, C., Morris, E.K., & Loftus, E.F. (2005). False memories about food can produce food avoidance. Social Cognition, 23, 11-34.

Bernstein, D.M. & Loftus, E.F. (2005). Rich false memories: the royal road to success. In A.F. Healy (Ed). Experimental cognitive psychology and its applications. Washington DC: American Psychological Association Press, 101-113.

Nourkova, V., Bernstein, D.M., & Loftus, E.F. (2004). Altering traumatic memory. Cognition and Emotion. DOI:10.1080/02699930341000455.

Nourkova, V., Bernstein, D.M., & Loftus, E.F. (2004). Biography becomes autobiography: Distorting the subjective past. The American Journal of Psychology. 117(1), 65-80.

Bernstein, D.M. & Loftus, E.F. (2002).  Lingering difficulties distinguishing true and false memories: A comment on Shevrin’s psychoanalytic view of memory. Neuro-Psychoanalysis, 4, 139-141.

Hindsight Bias

Bernstein, D.M., Wilson, A.M., Pernat, N., & Meilleur, L. (2012).  Auditory hindsight bias. Psychonomic  Bulletin Review, 19, 588-593. doi:  10.3758/s13423-012-0268-0.

Bernstein, D.M., Erdfelder, E., Meltzoff A.N., Peria, W., & Loftus, G.R. (2011). Hindsight Bias From 3 to 95 Years of Age. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning Memory and Cognition, 2, 378-391.

Bernstein, D.M., Atance, C., Meltzoff, A.N., & Loftus, G.R. (2007). Hindsight bias and developing theories of mind. Child Development, 78, 1374-1394.

Bernstein, D.M., & Harley, E.M. (2007). Fluency misattribution and visual hindsight bias. Memory, 15, 548-560.

Birch, S.A.J., & Bernstein, D.M. (2007). What children can tell us about hindsight bias: A fundamental constraint on perspective taking? Social Cognition, 25, 98-113.

Bernstein, D.M., Loftus, G.R., & Meltzoff, A.N. (2005). Object identification in preschool children and adults. Developmental Science, 8:2, 151-161.

Bernstein, D.M., Atance, C., Loftus, G.R. & Meltzoff, A. (2004). We saw it all along: Visual hindsight bias in children and adults. Psychological Science, 15, 264-267.

Theory of Mind

Begeer, S., Bernstein, D.M., Wijhe, J.V., Scheeren, A.M., & Koot, H.M. (2012). A continuous false belief task reveals egocentric biases in children and adolescents with autism. Autism. doi:10.1177/1362361311434545. 

Bernstein, D.M., Thornton, W. L. & Sommerville, J. A. (2011). Theory of mind through the ages: older and middle-aged adults exhibit more errors than do younger adults on a continuous false belief task. Experimental Aging Research, 37, 481-502.

Attance, C.M., Bernstein, D.M., & Meltzoff, A.N. (2010). Thinking about false belief: It’s not just what children say, but how long it takes them to say it. Cognition, 116, 297-301. doi: 10.1016/j,cognition.2010.05.008

Bernstein, D.M., Atance, C., Meltzoff, A.N., & Loftus, G.R. (2007). Hindsight bias and developing theories of mind. Child Development, 78, 1374-1394.

Bernstein, D.M., Loftus, G.R. & Meltzoff, A. (2005). Object identification in preschool children and adults. Developmental Science, 8, 151-161.

Revelation Effect

Aßfalg, A., & Bernstein, D.M. (2012). Puzzles produce strangers: A puzzling result for revelation-effect theories. Journal of Memory and Language, 67, 86-92. doi:10.1016/j.jml.2011.12.011.

Pernat, L. M. N., & Bernstein, D. M. (2012). Revelation Effect. In Seele, N. M. (Ed.) Encyclopedia of the Science of Learning.  Springer: NY  (pp. 168).

Bernstein, D.M., Rudd, M.E., Erdfelder, E., Godfrey, R., & Loftus, E.F. (2009). The revelation effect for autobiographical memory: A mixture model analysis. Psychonomic Bulletin, & Review, 16, 463-468.

Kronlund, A., & Bernstein, D.M. (2006). Unscrambling words increases brand name recognition and preference. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 20, 681-687.

Bernstein, D.M., Godfrey, R., Davison, A., & Loftus, E.F. (2004). Conditions affecting the revelation effect for autobiographical memory. Memory & Cognition, 32, 455-462

Bernstein, D.M., Whittlesea, B.W.A., & Loftus, E.F. (2002). Increasing confidence in remote autobiographical memory and general knowledge: extensions of the revelation effect. Memory & Cognition, 30(3), 432-438.

Head Injury

Bernstein, D.M. (2002). Information processing difficulty long after self-reported concussion. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 8, 673-682.

Gaetz, M. & Bernstein, D.M. (2001). The current status of electrophysiologic procedures for the assessment of mild traumatic brain injury. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, 16(4), 1-21.

Segalowitz, S.J., Bernstien, D.M., & Lawson, S. (2001). P300 event-related potential decrements in well-functioning university students with mild head injury. Brain and Cognition, doi:10.1006/brcg.2000.1263.

Bernstein, D.M. &  de Ruiter, S.W. (2000). The Influence of motivation on neurocognitive performance long after mild traumatic brain injury. Brain and Cognition, 44, 50-66.

Bernstein, D.M. (1999). Recovery from mild head injury. Brain Injury, 3,151-172.


Bernstein, D.M. (2005). Making sense of memory. Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology, 59, 199-208.


Modigliani, V., Bernstein, D.M., & Govorkov, S. (2001). Attention and size in a global/local task. Acta Psychologica, 108, 35-51.

Memory – General

Newman, E., Garry, M., Bernstein, D.M., Kantner, J., & Lindsay, D.S. (2012). Non-probative photos (or words) inflate truthiness. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 19, 969-974. doi: 10.3758/s13423-012-0292-0.

Nourkova, V. & Bernstein, D.M. (2010). Why historical becomes personal? Spontaneous historical content  of individual autobiographical memory. In Y.P Zunchenko  & V.F.Ptrenko,  (Eds.) Psychology in Russia: State of the Art. (pp. 257-277). Department of Psychology at the Lomonosov Moscow State University.

Bernstein, D.M, Nourkova, V. & Loftus, E.F. (2008). From individual memories to oral history. In Columbus, A.M. (ed.), Advances in Psychology Research, 54, 157-181.

Nourkova, V. & Bernstein, D.M. (2008). Imagination inflation after change in linguistic context. In Y.P Zunchenko  & V.F.Ptrenko,  (Eds.), Psychology in Russia. State of the Art. (pp. 197-210). Department of Psychology at the Lomonosov Moscow State University.

Loftus, E.F. & Bernstein, D.M. (2004). Strong memories are made of this. [Review of the book Memory and Emotion by James L. McGaugh]. Trends in Cognitive Science, doi:10.1016/j.tics.2004.03.005.

Pickrell, J., Bernstein, D.M., & Loftus, E.F. (2004).  The misinformation effect. In R. Pohl (Ed.). Cognitive illusions: A handbook on fallacies and biases in thinking, judgment and memory.  Hove, UK: Psychology Press, pp. 345-361.