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The relationship between perceptual and memorial psychophysics

Chew, E. I. and Richardson, J. T. E. (1980). The relationship between perceptual and memorial psychophysics. Bulletin of the Psychonomic Society, 16(1) pp. 25–26.

DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link: https://doi.org/10.3758/BF03337084
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Abstract

Independent groups of subjects made magnitude estimates of the geographical areas of different countries either with a map present or from memory after the map had been studied. Both perceptual and memorial estimates were related to actual area by power functions, in which the memorial exponent was equal to the square of the perceptual exponent. The results provide additional confirmation of a “re-perceptual” model of memorial psychophysics.

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: 49778
Depositing User: John T. E. Richardson
Date Deposited: 29 Jun 2017 13:02
Last Modified: 07 Dec 2018 10:52
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/49778
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