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The Accuracy Of FOK Judgment

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FOK judgment is about whether information is potentially available in memory or not. Also FOK is a judgment about one's confidence in the accuracy of retrieved answers. Feeling-of-Knowing occurs when an individual feels that he/she has something in memory that cannot be recalled, but they would recognize it by seeing (Radvansky, 2006). Several studies showed that aging has little or no effect on the resolution of semantic FOKs while it has a significant effect on episodic FOKs (Arbuckle & Cuddy, 1969). This effect differences between semantic and episodic memory might be explain by a lack of recollection during recognition test in old age group (Yonelinas, 2002). In addition, older adults failed to use the contextual information related to
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