A distributed representation of temporal context

@article{Howard2002ADR,
  title={A distributed representation of temporal context},
  author={Marc W Howard and Michael J. Kahana},
  journal={Journal of Mathematical Psychology},
  year={2002},
  volume={46},
  pages={269-299}
}
The principles of recency and contiguity are two cornerstones of the theoretical and empirical analysis of human memory. Recency has been alternatively explained by mechanisms of decay, displacement, and retroactive interference. Another account of recency is based on the idea of variable context (Estes, 1955; Mensink & Raaijmakers, 1989). Such notions are typically cast in terms of a randomly fluctuating population of elements reflective of subtle changes in the environment or in the subjects… Expand
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