Is memory for stimulus magnitude Bayesian?

  title={Is memory for stimulus magnitude Bayesian?},
  author={Kevin M Sailor and Miriam Antoine},
  journal={Memory & cognition},
  volume={33 5},
This study was designed to determine whether memory for stimulus values is a Bayesian weighting of the magnitude of a stimulus and the central tendency of an exemplar's category (Huttenlocher, Hedges, & Vevea, 2000). In five experiments, participants reproduced the remembered size of a geometric figure drawn from one of two categories whose means for size differed. Reproductions were biased toward the mean of the combined distribution rather than the mean of either category. Reproductions were… CONTINUE READING

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