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Correlations between imagery and memory across stimuli and across subjects

Richardson, John T. E. (1979). Correlations between imagery and memory across stimuli and across subjects. Bulletin of the Psychonomic Society, 14(5) pp. 368–370.

DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link: https://doi.org/10.3758/BF03329481
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Abstract

Stimulus imageability has been reliably established as an excellent predictor of memory performance. Variation among subjects in evoked mental imagery shows no such correlation with recall. Two experiments showed these generalizations to hold even when correlations across stimuli and across subjects were computed from the same data. It was concluded that ratings of the subjective vividness of evoked mental imagery are not valid indexes for research on individual differences in memory performance.

Item Type: Journal Item
ISSN: 0090-5054
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: 49772
Depositing User: John T. E. Richardson
Date Deposited: 29 Jun 2017 13:36
Last Modified: 07 Dec 2018 10:52
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/49772
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