Output Interference in the Recall of Categorized and Paired-Associate Lists

  title={Output Interference in the Recall of Categorized and Paired-Associate Lists},
  author={Henry L. Roediger and Stephen R. Schmidt},
  journal={Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Learning \& Memory},
Three experiments are reported in which, following presentation of a categorized list, subjects attempted recall of words within categories when given the category names as cues. Recall of words declined with the test position of the category. This output interference was not increased (a) when some items from each category were given as cues in addition to the category name (Experiment 1), (b) when the first categories recalled contained nine rather than three words (Experiment 2), and (c… 

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