Compound cuing in free recall.

  title={Compound cuing in free recall.},
  author={Lynn J. Lohnas and Michael J. Kahana},
  journal={Journal of experimental psychology. Learning, memory, and cognition},
  volume={40 1},
According to the retrieved context theory of episodic memory, the cue for recall of an item is a weighted sum of recently activated cognitive states, including previously recalled and studied items as well as their associations. We show that this theory predicts there should be compound cuing in free recall. Specifically, the temporal contiguity effect should be greater when the 2 most recently recalled items were studied in contiguous list positions. A meta-analysis of published free recall… CONTINUE READING


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