Remembered study mode: support for the distinctiveness account of the production effect.

  title={Remembered study mode: support for the distinctiveness account of the production effect.},
  author={Jason D Ozubko and Jennifer Major and Colin M Macleod},
  volume={22 5},
The production effect is the finding that words spoken aloud at study are subsequently remembered better than are words read silently at study. According to the distinctiveness account, aloud words are remembered better because the act of speaking those words aloud is encoded and later recovery of this information can be used to infer that those words were studied. An alternative account (the strength-based account) is that memory strength is simply greater for words read aloud. To discriminate… CONTINUE READING

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