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Imagery and free recall

Richardson, John T. E. (1974). Imagery and free recall. Journal of Verbal Learning and Verbal Behavior, 13(6) pp. 709–713.

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Using three different procedures, it was found that the imageability of stimulus material affected the secondary memory component of free recall, but not the primary memory component. In a final recall test, a negative recency effect was found in the case of material of high imageability, but not in the case of material of low imageability. It was suggested that the negative recency effect is caused by the fact that subjects do not image the last few words presented in a free-recall task.

Item Type: Journal Item
ISSN: 0022-5371
Academic Unit/School: Learning and Teaching Innovation (LTI) > Institute of Educational Technology (IET)
Learning and Teaching Innovation (LTI)
Research Group: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Item ID: 49755
Depositing User: John T. E. Richardson
Date Deposited: 29 Jun 2017 13:54
Last Modified: 07 Dec 2018 10:52
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