Center on Autobiographical Memory Research - CON AMORE - is a Center of Excellence funded by the Danish National Research Foundation (2010-2019). CON AMORE studies autobiographical memory, that is the ability to consciously remember the personal past.

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Congleton, A.,R. & Berntsen, D. (in press) How Suspense and Surprise Enhance Subsequent Memory: The Case of the 2016 United States Presidential Election. Memory. DOI: 10.1080/09658211.2021.2013503.

Gehrt, T. B., Nielsen, N.-P., Hoyle, R. H., Rubin, D. C., & Berntsen, D. (in press). Individual differences in autobiographical memory: The Autobiographical Recollection Test predicts ratings of specific memories across cueing conditions.  Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition. DOI: 10.1016/j.jarmac.2021.07.004

Jensen, T., Berntsen, D., Kingo, O. S., & Krøjgaard, P. (in press). Distinct environmental cues trigger spontaneous recall of past events in three- and four-year-old children even after long delays. Child Development.

Kingo, O.S., Sonne, T., & Krøjgaard, P. (2022). Predicting explicit memory for meaningful cartoons from visual paired comparison in infants and toddlers. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 215, 105316. DOI: 10.1016/j.jecp.2021.105316

Kongshøj, I. L. L., Bohn, A. & Berntsen, D. (in press). To mention or not to mention? The inclusion of self-reported most traumatic and most positive memories in the life story. Memory. DOI: 10.1080/09658211.2021.1995876

Rasmussen, K. W., & Berntsen, D. (in press). Deficient semantic knowledge of the life course—Examining the cultural life script in Alzheimer’s disease.  Memory & Cognition. DOI: 10.3758/s13421-021-01202-0

Rubin, D. C. (in press). A conceptual space for episodic and semantic memory. Memory & Cognition. DOI: 10.3758/s13421-021-01148-3

Salgado, S. & Berntsen, D. (2021). "It Won’t Happen to Us". Unrealistic Optimism Affects COVID-19 Risk Assessments and Attitudes Regarding Protective Behaviour. Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition, 10 (3), 368-380. DOI: 10.1016/j.jarmac.2021.07.006

Svane, R. P., Zaman, W., Merrill, N., Krøjgaard, P., & Fivush, R. (in press). Gender Differences in Emotional Reminiscing in a Scandinavian Sample. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology.

Thomsen, D.K., Pfattheicher, S., & Dunlop, W.L. (in press). Authoring esteem: Writing about vicarious and personal life story chapters boosts state self-esteem. Personality Science.

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