Deaf signers and serial recall in the visual modality: Memory for signs, fingerspelling, and print

@article{Krakow1985DeafSA,
  title={Deaf signers and serial recall in the visual modality: Memory for signs, fingerspelling, and print},
  author={Rena Arens Krakow and Vicki L. Hanson},
  journal={Memory & Cognition},
  year={1985},
  volume={13},
  pages={265-272}
}
This study investigated serial recall by congenitally, profoundly deaf signers for visually specified linguistic information presented in their primary language, American Sign Language (ASL), and in printed or fingerspelled English. There were three main findings. First, differences in the serial-position curves across these conditions distinguished the changing-state stimuli from the static stimuli. These differences were a recency advantage and a primacy disadvantage for the ASL signs and… CONTINUE READING

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