Positional cues in serial learning: the spin-list technique.

Abstract

To test the hypothesis that serial learning depends largely on the encoding and retrieval of position-to-item associations, we examined whether people can learn spin lists on which starting position is randomly varied across successive learning trials. By turning positional information from a reliable cue into a source of intertrial interference, we… (More)
DOI: 10.3758/MC.38.1.92

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