Recognition hypermnesia: The growth of recognition memory (d') over time with repeated testing

@article{Erdelyi1981RecognitionHT,
  title={Recognition hypermnesia: The growth of recognition memory (d') over time with repeated testing},
  author={Matthew Hugh Erdelyi and J B Stein},
  journal={Cognition},
  year={1981},
  volume={9},
  pages={23-33}
}
Abstract This study sought to determine whether recognition hypermnesia (unforgetting) might be obtained over time with repeated testing of recognition memory. Four types of stimuli were investigated: pictures or words (captions) from configured (funny) or non-configured (non-funny) cartoons. Three recognition tests, each comprising the same stimulus and distractor items, were successively administered after the presentation of a large set of captioned cartoons. Silent think intervals of 5 min… CONTINUE READING

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