Encoding specificity revisited: the role of semantics.

@article{Hannon2001EncodingSR,
  title={Encoding specificity revisited: the role of semantics.},
  author={Brenda Hannon and Fergus I. M. Craik},
  journal={Canadian journal of experimental psychology = Revue canadienne de psychologie experimentale},
  year={2001},
  volume={55 3},
  pages={
          231-43
        }
}
  • B. Hannon, F. Craik
  • Published 2001
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Canadian journal of experimental psychology = Revue canadienne de psychologie experimentale
Three experiments examined the effects of semantic characteristics of word pairs on memory using the encoding specificity paradigm. The paradigm involved four phases: (a) an encoding phase to relate cues and targets, (b) a phase in which words were generated to new cues, (c) a phase for recognition of generated targets, and (d) a cued-recall phase using the original encoding cues. Encoding pairs were classified a priori as either semantically similar (e.g., alluring-PRETTY), semantically… Expand

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