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 [email protected]


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.