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Reported mediators and individual differences in mental imagery

Richardson, John T. E. (1978). Reported mediators and individual differences in mental imagery. Memory & Cognition, 6(4) pp. 376–378.

DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link: https://doi.org/10.3758/BF03197469
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Abstract

This study concerns the use of postlearning questionnaires to discover the strategies employed by subjects in memory tasks. Experiment 1 showed that the proportion of items for which subjects reported the use of imaginal mediators was an excellent predictor of their overall performance. Experiment 2 showed that this was true for concrete material, but not for abstract material. It is suggested that mediator reports provide an effective way of investigating individual differences in the use of mental imagery.

Item Type: Journal Item
ISSN: 0090-502X
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: 49770
Depositing User: John T. E. Richardson
Date Deposited: 29 Jun 2017 13:37
Last Modified: 07 Dec 2018 10:52
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/49770
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