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Memory for pictures and words, and the negative regency effect

Richardson, John T. E. (1978). Memory for pictures and words, and the negative regency effect. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 47(3) pp. 967–970.

DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link: https://doi.org/10.2466/pms.1978.47.3.967
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Abstract

This experiment investigated performance in a final, cumulative test of a subject's ability to recall a series of lists. No negative recency effect was found with either pictures of objects or their names. This supports the suggestion of earlier research that the negative recency effect stems from failure to employ mental imagery as a mnemonic code on terminal serial positions and that visual presentation promotes the use of imagery throughout a list.

Item Type: Journal Item
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: 49912
Depositing User: John T. E. Richardson
Date Deposited: 29 Jun 2017 14:44
Last Modified: 07 Dec 2018 10:53
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/49912
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