Free recall of conversations

@article{Hjelmquist1985FreeRO,
  title={Free recall of conversations},
  author={Erland Hjelmquist and {\AA}ke Gidlund},
  journal={Text \& Talk},
  year={1985},
  volume={5},
  pages={169 - 186}
}
Memory for conversations was studied using a free recall technique. The subjects took pari in an in formal conversation, and four days later they were unexpectedly tested for memory of what had been said. Compared to previous studies using immediate free recall, the recall level was lower but we still found indications of verbatim recall in terms of key-words, i.e., words central in an expressed idea. This finding is in accord with a view on the processing of spoken discourse which Claims that… Expand
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