A memory-based model of Hick's law.

@article{Schneider2011AMM,
  title={A memory-based model of Hick's law.},
  author={Darryl W. Schneider and John R. Anderson},
  journal={Cognitive psychology},
  year={2011},
  volume={62 3},
  pages={193-222}
}
We propose and evaluate a memory-based model of Hick's law, the approximately linear increase in choice reaction time with the logarithm of set size (the number of stimulus-response alternatives). According to the model, Hick's law reflects a combination of associative interference during retrieval from declarative memory and occasional savings for stimulus-response repetitions due to non-retrieval. Fits to existing data sets show that the model accounts for the basic set-size effect, changes… CONTINUE READING

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