On the role of item similarity in retrieval-induced forgetting

  title={On the role of item similarity in retrieval-induced forgetting},
  author={Karl-Heinz T. B{\"a}uml and Armin Hartinger},
  pages={215 - 224}
We report on two experiments designed to examine how the similarity of retrieval-practised and not-retrieval-practised items influences the amount of retrieval-induced forgetting. Participants studied categorised item lists with each category consisting of exemplars from two different semantic subcategories. Using both the retrieval practice paradigm (Experiment 1) and the output interference paradigm (Experiment 2) we found that the retrieval of a subset of the studied items impaired the… 
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