A reexamination of the role of imagery in learning and memory.

@article{Marschark1989ARO,
  title={A reexamination of the role of imagery in learning and memory.},
  author={M Marschark and Russell Hunt},
  journal={Journal of experimental psychology. Learning, memory, and cognition},
  year={1989},
  volume={15 4},
  pages={710-20}
}
Five experiments were conducted to examine whether the superior recall of concrete over abstract words might be better accounted for in terms of relative differences in the processing of relational and distinctive information rather than redundant verbal and imaginal memory codes. Concrete and abstract word pairs were presented in the standard paired-associated learning task or under conditions intended to affect the nature and extent of relational processing between pair members. Concreteness… CONTINUE READING