ResMem Validation

Below is our ongoing list of all successful (and unsuccessful) validations of ResMem, with a description of the databases it was used on. If you have tried ResMem out with an alternate stimulus set, please let us know by filling out the form at the bottom of the page!

Image Database Name

Image Description

Citation

# = citation for image database

+ = citation for ResMem validation

Validation Values

Successful Validation? (Yes/No)

DELCODE Scene Set Black & white indoor and outdoor scenes

# Bainbridge, W. A., Berron, D., & Schütze, H. et al. (2019). Memorability of photographs in subjective cognitive decline and mild cognitive impairment: Implications for cognitive assessment. Alzheimer’s & Dementia: Diagnosis, Assessment & Disease Monitoring, 11(1), 610–618. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dadm.2019.07.005

Spearman, Healthy controls: rho = 0.304, p = 2.82 E-19; Subjective Cognitive Decline: rho = 0.250, p = 2.63 E-13; Mild Cognitive Impairment: rho = 0.143, p = 4.03 E-5 Yes
Mechano-humanness Stimulus Set (Mathur et al., 2020) Robot face images

+ Geiger, A.R., & Balas, B. (2021). Robot face memorability is affected by uncanny appearance. PsyArXiv: 10.31234/osf.io/fzgvu

Spearman, rho = 0.042, p = 0.759 No
PASCAL Dataset Images 849 color photographs of varied content (e.g., people, animals, landscapes, objects) in the real world

# Dubey, R., Peterson, J., Khosla, A., Yang, M. H., & Ghanem, B. (2015). What makes an object memorable?. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (pp. 1089-1097). https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/7410487

Spearman, rho = 0.361, p ~ 0 Yes
PASCAL Dataset Objects The ~3412 objects segmented from the PASCAL images, against a gray background

# Dubey, R., Peterson, J., Khosla, A., Yang, M. H., & Ghanem, B. (2015). What makes an object memorable?. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (pp. 1089-1097). https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/7410487

Spearman, rho = 0.137, p = 8.34 E-14 Yes

 

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