Context-dependent memory in two natural environments: on land and underwater.

@article{Godden1975ContextdependentMI,
  title={Context-dependent memory in two natural environments: on land and underwater.},
  author={Duncan Godden and Alan D Baddeley},
  journal={British Journal of Psychology},
  year={1975},
  volume={66},
  pages={325-331}
}
In a free recall experiment, divers learnt lists of words in two natural environments: on dry land and underwater, and recalled the words in either the environment of original learning, or in the alternative environment. Lists learnt underwater were best recalled underwater, and vice versa. A subsequent experiment shows that the disruption of moving from one environment to the other was unlikely to be responsible for context-dependent memory. 

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