Attenuating verbal overshadowing through color retrieval cues.

  title={Attenuating verbal overshadowing through color retrieval cues.},
  author={Maria A. Brandimonte and Jonathan W. Schooler and P Gabbino},
  journal={Journal of experimental psychology. Learning, memory, and cognition},
  volume={23 4},
Five experiments showed that interference resulting from verbalizing visual stimuli (verbal overshadowing) can be reduced by reintroducing visual cues present at encoding. Object color and background color were used as cues. Participants learned either easy- or hard-to-name figures and then performed an image rotation task. Before performing the imagery task, participants were re-presented with the color patch associated with each figure. Color re-presentation attenuated the impairment… CONTINUE READING