Effects of Recall Tests on Long-Term Retention of Paired Associates 1

@inproceedings{Allen2005EffectsOR,
  title={Effects of Recall Tests on Long-Term Retention of Paired Associates 1},
  author={Gordon A Allen and WILLIAM A. MAHLER and Wang K Estes},
  year={2005}
}
Forty Ss were given 5 or I0 paired-presentation training trials on paired-associate items followed immediately by 0, 1, or 5 unreinforced recall tests. The effects of the immediate test trials were to increase substantially long-term retention, as measured either by error frequency or respons e latency, to increase stereotypy of both correct and incorrect responses, and to reduce the frequency of intrusion relative to confusion errors. These findings were interpreted in terms of a distinction… CONTINUE READING