Memory for related and unrelated words: further evidence on the influence of semantic factors in immediate serial recall.

@article{Poirier1995MemoryFR,
  title={Memory for related and unrelated words: further evidence on the influence of semantic factors in immediate serial recall.},
  author={Marie Poirier and Jean Saint-Aubin},
  journal={The Quarterly journal of experimental psychology. A, Human experimental psychology},
  year={1995},
  volume={48 2},
  pages={384-404}
}
A number of recent studies have explored the role of long-term memory factors in memory span tasks. The effects of lexicality, frequency, imageability, and word class have been investigated. The work reported in this paper examined the effect of semantic organization on the recall of short lists of words. Specifically, the influence of semantic category on immediate serial recall and the interaction of this variable with articulatory suppression was investigated in three experiments. Experiment… CONTINUE READING

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