Behavioral and Brain Sciences

Continuing Commentary
Commentary on Arthur M. Glenberg (1997). What memory is for. BBS 20(1):1–19.

Meshing Glenberg's embodied memories with negative priming research on suppression

Ewald Neumann a1
a1 Department of Psychology, University of Canterbury, PO Box 4800, Christchurch, New Zealand


This commentary examines Glenberg's characterization of “suppression” in light of negative priming and related phenomena. After offering a radically different slant on suppression, an attempt is made to weave this alternative version into Glenberg's provocative discussion of embodied memories.