2012 Student Research Conference:
25th Annual Student Research Conference

I'm Always Sick! Recall Bias of Physical Illness
Myra C. Milam*, Lauren A. Baker, Nicholas A. Hall, Hannah Rackers, and Erin F. Smith
Dr. Karen Vittengl, Faculty Mentor

The purpose of this study was to investigate symptom recall bias among college students. We expect that the results will show that subjects who take the survey while experiencing physical illness will estimate related symptoms to occur more frequently than they estimate when they are not sick.

Keywords: symptom, recall, bias, physical, illness, state-dependent memory, frequency


Presentation Type: Poster

Session: 800-1
Location: Georgian Room - SUB
Time: 3:30

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