Expected endings and judged duration.

  title={Expected endings and judged duration.},
  author={Mari Riess Jones and Marilyn Gail Boltz and John M. Klein},
  journal={Memory & cognition},
  volume={21 5},
In four experiments, the predictions of an expectancy/contrast model (Jones & Boltz, 1989) for judged duration were evaluated. In Experiments 1 and 2, listeners estimated the relative durations of auditory pattern pairs that varied in contextual phrasing and temporal contrast. The results showed that when the second pattern of a pair either seems to (Experiments 1 and 2) or actually does (Experiment 2) end earlier (later) than the first, subjects judge it as being relatively shorter (longer… CONTINUE READING

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