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This finding stands in sharp contrast with those of a study by Rose et al. (1986) that was published after we had conducted the experiments just described. Using a procedure very similar to the original Jacoby and Witherspoon (1982) experiment and a subject population comparable to ours, Rose et al. obtained a significant spelling bias effect of 12% for their younger participants, but a nonsignificant -4% for the older. (In fact, the findings of Rose et al. with younger adults differ substantially from those of Jacoby and 18 D.
V. ) We can find no obvious explanation for the discrepancy between the Rose et al. findings on age differences and ours, although there are a number of procedural differences between the studies. Fourth, we find that when the contribution of explicit memory to spelling bias is reduced (as in Experiment 3), age differences in spelling bias disappear. , the continuing memory activation) that underlies the spelling bias effect, and that the age differences we observed under some conditions result from the contributions of explicit memory.